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-- -- minutes after the hour now and they're just five years old but kindergartners in the nation's third largest school district.
Are about to be taught sex said but is this too young for a fair amounts to date we -- joined now.
Financially syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard news service and mother of 4 Betsy Hart good morning to you.
And an attorney and Fox News contributor -- camera holder good morning ladies.
Right I want to read this statement from Chicago Public Schools on this one and they say by implementing a new sexual health education policy.
Will be helping them to build a foundation of knowledge.
They can guide them not just in the pre adolescent and adolescent years but threw out their lack so Betsy I'm gonna start with you on this one.
If your mother and you happen to have you watching Miley Cyrus is performance at the DNA -- -- you have some explaining to do with this -- start unnecessary conversations between kindergartners and their parents are at the school just.
Taken taken charge -- should be.
Well let's let's step back a little bit further look at the Chicago Public Schools -- situation we're barely half of the kids in Chicago Public Schools.
Can read and write and test at grade level.
We have a situation where -- in the neighborhood surrounding the schools are so violent the security guards have to be -- -- kids can get to school without getting shot.
Oh and by the way the Chicago Public Schools are running a billion dollar deficit right now.
But somehow it suddenly a priority to take what used to start in the fifth grade and put it all the way down to kindergarten.
Where let's face a lot about easy skip it going to be -- May be very different that what they're being taught at home and at that -- their way too young to be able to process that accurately.
Lead -- -- in my -- I was out of this there's a whole lot of other problems is to start us off.
And -- though that I mean could it -- also actually help with anti bullying.
Well yeah I think that that's one of the issues that we're seeing now one were dealing with this new social media movement that you and I didn't have when we were growing up.
But look there's a bigger problem here and that their article that kind of brought this to -- was this town hall article that mention end.
Things like you know gay relationships and how dare we -- indoctrinate.
Our children and the public schools.
And really it's not about religion it's about or just bullying it's about the fact that we have the highest teenage pregnancy -- In in -- not industrialized countries sorry can't speak -- holiday weekend but on.
But you know and and also the fact that 24%.
Of kids aged thirteen.
To 24 years old are the highest rates of those getting HIV a case -- -- really isn't the Iraq I mean here here you wanna do anything to lower rates of teen pregnancy an -- For short but is it that the government's role is that the public school systems role to come -- and teach five year olds.
About body parts that may be parents aren't ready to talk about Betsy well.
I I think so and well I I don't I don't think it is and -- it touched on.
One of the issues that is is at play here.
And that is that that stated goal is to talk about for instance different family structures and whether single parent or single batter to enter -- -- suppose that whatever the case it.
That all of them equally great but -- a woman who until very -- with a single mom for eight years I tell you that.
Really matters men and women -- very different they bring very different things to relationships to parenting for children.
And millions of parents like me want our kids to know that what ever family situation in at the moment they deserve to have a mom and dad in the home.
Now I think I don't currently have got it added if I may not see -- I am not suggesting that they have to teach that what I am asking is why -- Chicago.
Chicago public school it.
Have to teach children in kindergarten something so different.
Late night suddenly out of the blue that I think he's ready to have to leave it there gonna have to leave it there and I'm sure our viewers -- -- fired up on this one to send us up on FaceBook and -- -- -- -- all -- -- at home.
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