More

    Fairbanks School Board to hear LGBT course plan

    AlaskaWatchman.com

    The Fairbanks North Star School District will hold its previously scheduled meeting which includes a presentation on the school district’s plan to weave controversial LGBTQ books, materials and themes into high school courses.

    While the board and district employees who support the plan will attend the meeting in person, members of the public who want to testify are being encouraged – but not required – to stay home and send comments via email due to fears of coronavirus spread.

    Despite months of community feedback and public testimony, the Fairbanks Curriculum Advisory Committee voted March 5 to approve the third draft of a new high school social studies curriculum that exposes 10th and 11th grade students to classes pushing LGBTQ political and social agendas, including books, plays and poetry that explore issues of sexual violence, rape, secret lust, divorce, masturbation and pornography.

    Final adoption, however, must come from the school board, which is expected to take action at its April 7 meeting.

    Click here to read the latest Alaska Watchman report on this story.

    TAKING ACTION

    • The next school board meeting is March 17 at 6 p.m. Click here for details.
    • Click here to review and comment on the most recent draft of the social studies and high school literature updates.
    • Click here to contact members of the Fairbanks School Board.

    Click here to support the Alaska Watchman.

    Share this article

    Related articles

    Leave a reply

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Donate

    Alaska Watchman relies on the generous support of our readers. All donations go directly to supporting and expanding our news coverage. Please consider becoming a regular supporter.

    Select a Donation Option (USD)

    Enter Donation Amount (USD)

    Donate

    $
    Personal Info

    Donation Total: $100.00

    Stay Informed

    Receive breaking stories and analysis from the Alaska Watchman directly to your inbox for free.

    No spam ever. Guaranteed.

    [adrotate group=”1″]

    Latest articles

    The bizarre inconsistency of our Catholic bishops

    In these days of Alphabet Madness (COVID, LGBTQ, BLM, CHAZ), many Catholic bishops of the Western world fall lockstep into bizarre inconsistencies. Despite their...

    Let’s cancel the cancel culture

    Cancel culture destroys empathy and compassion for others. President Obama addressed this disturbing trend in 2019. Speaking last October at an event in Chicago,...

    Mayor’s latest emergency order again treats Anchorage churches as non-essential

    Update from editor: While the actual text of Mayor Berkowitz's latest emergency order makes no mention of churches or religious exemptions, his legal department...

    Anchorage Assemblywoman: Mayor’s homeless plan is a misuse of taxpayer funds

    Anchorage’s homeless problem has exploded in the last five years. Here are the numbers as compiled by the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness. 177...

    [adrotate group=”1″]

    News tips

    [contact-form-7 id=”7″ title=”News Tip Submission Form”]

    [adrotate group=”1″]