Waterloo Region public board to protest interim sex-ed curriculum

Waterloo Region public board to protest interim sex-ed curriculum

September 1st, 2018|

Kitchener trustee Natalie Waddell argued teaching the new government-imposed interim curriculum could put the board in conflict with the updated Ontario Human Rights Code, which now addresses gender identity and expression.

“It is difficult to adhere to policies, legislation and our strategic plan, but the human rights code overrides everything,” stated Waddell during the meeting. “We, trustees and staff, have a responsibility to make sure our marginalized students are not being discriminated against.”

Read Article at the Cambridge Times.