New York City’s Department of Education has been providing birth control (such as the long-lasting shot Depo-Provera), Plan B/emergency contraception, and “all pregnancy options” to thousands of high school students in grades 9-12, without parental consent or notification through the
If that doesn’t tell you this is sexual, nothing will
NYC has very different rules, having worked in the health system there. For instance, if a 12 year old girl came in for an abortion, they were entitled to get it, with no notification of anyone. (At least this was true when I was there -- unlikely they changed it.) So this report is surely consonant with that. But this has been the case in NYC for 25 years.
I’d be curious to know what the NYC schools policy is regarding transitioning.
While the educational establishment is laser focused on social issues as core curriculum further deteriorates to third world status is further proof of progressive incompetence.
I worked in an impoverished district in Missouri and the high school had a health clinic that was available for all the kids in the district with signed parental consent. They were NOT doing anything controversial like handing out birth control or plan B. It was a conservative, black district. They would've been run out by the parents if they tried that craziness.
Boys have been getting condoms without their parents’ knowledge for years. Not sure girls shouldn’t have same option. Now the abortion pill stuff is another matter.