Concerned Californians attend a rally, organized by Informed Parents of California, to protest a new sex education program, March 28 at the Capitol in Sacramento (Concerned Parents of California)
As explicit curricula in public schools spark protests, Catholics and other religious groups bolster parents with information and options.
SAN FRANCISCO — When Maria Martinez began to evaluate local school options for her young son earlier this year, a friend’s Facebook account flagged a brewing controversy that had escaped her notice.
Across California, as parents were challenging the adoption of explicit sexual education curricula in some public school districts, one activist group, Informed Parents of California, organized a rally March 28 in front of the State Board of Education’s headquarters in Sacramento. The new sex education programs are