Signs Of The Time, Part 67

Throughout the years, I’ve heard Chicago-area residents- teachers included- talk about how screwed-up Chicago’s public school system is.

I am not a “product” or employee of the system, so I really can’t pass judgement either way.

However, after reading the following on the CBS Chicago website this morning, a clearer picture emerges as to why critics might think this way about the CPS:

Some people may think a five-year old is too young for sex education.

Administrators with Chicago Public schools do not.

New to the curriculum this year, mandatory sexual and health education for kindergarten classes.


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Back in September 2012, the U.S. Department of Education found 79 percent of Chicago Public Schools 8th graders are not grade-level proficient in reading and 80 percent are not grade-level proficient in math.

Perhaps CPS administrators might want to steer their kindergarteners’ focus more towards reading and math instead of sex ed.

Just a thought.

By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)

Sources:

“CPS Mandates Sexual, Health Education For Kindergarten.” CBS Chicago. 29 Aug. 2013. (http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/08/29/cps-mandates-sexual-health-education-for-kindergartners/). 30 Aug. 2013.

Jeffrey, Terence P. “U.S. Department of Education: 79% of Chicago 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading.” CNSNews.com. 10 Sep. 2012. (http://cnsnews.com/news/article/us-department-education-79-chicago-8th-graders-not-proficient-reading). 30 Aug. 2013.

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