The Denied Amendments
Key Words:

CSE = Comprehensive Sexual Education

OSPI = Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

(Currently led by Superintendent Chris Reykdal, OSPI is the primary agency charged with overseeing public K-12 education in Washington state.) 

01

Parents are allowed to attend class during CSE – DENIED (Amendment #76)

02

Requires that Sex Ed include information about how to recognize the danger signs of online predators and sex traffickers, and how to avoid and report incidents involving online predators and sex traffickers – DENIED (Amendment #2018)

03

Curriculum must use clinical terminology and be reviewed by a gynecologist and urologist – DENIED (Amendment #75)

04

Charter schools can be exempt from using CSE – DENIED (Amendment #69)

05

Requires schools to provide a written notice 30 days before teaching CSE – DENIED (Amendment #67)

06

Require OSPI to perform a study to see if the curriculum resulted in an increase or decrease in sexual activity of school-age children – DENIED (Amendment #1865)

07

Prohibit requiring role playing during the Sex Ed class. (The current 3 R’s curriculum has 12 year-old children role play asking for sex.) – DENIED (Amendment #1792)

08

CSE should only be taught in the Sex Ed class and not integrated into other classes – DENIED (Amendment #1799)

09

Allow teachers and other school employees an opportunity to opt out of providing instruction in CSE education – DENIED (Amendment #1803)

10

Required public school to post the learning objectives on their website – DENIED (Amendment #2007)

11

Add to the definition of “affirmative consent” that a minor is incapable of consent under state laws related to sex offenses – DENIED (Amendment #1913)

12

Require schools to make instructional materials available for review in each building – DENIED (Amendment #2017)

13

Exclude the lessons on lobbying. (In some of the lessons, students are asked to lobby for certain causes that are related to powerful lobbying groups. This clearly has nothing to do with educating kids about sex.) – DENIED (Amendment #1925)

14

Allow students to opt themselves out of CSE – DENIED (Amendment #2030)

15

The discussion of pornography needs to include the potential risks, including addiction, disassociation, objectification of women and normalizing violent, abusive behavior toward women – DENIED (Amendment #1755)

16

Provide equal amounts of time on the benefits of abstinence and other methods of preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease – DENIED (Amendment #1823)

17

Requires the curriculum to provide information about boundary setting – DENIED (Amendment #1820)

18

Require school district boards to consult with parents and guardians of students and local communities – DENIED (Amendment #1818)

19

Prohibit children in grades K-4 from participating in any instruction in CSE without the written consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian – DENIED (Amendment #2014)

20

Any discussion of pregnancy in the curriculum, should include the benefits of adoption, and the potential consequences of abortions, especially those referred to as family planning – DENIED (Amendment #2015)

21

If the curriculum includes instruction related to abortions, the instruction must also include information about the medical procedures used to perform abortions at each stage of fetal development – DENIED (Amendment #1795)

22

Have CSE material in multiple languages for non-English speaking parents – DENIED (Amendment #2020)

23

Wait to mandate this law until there are at least 3 curriculums to choose from for K-3 (Currently the 3Rs curriculum is the only one approved for K-3) – DENIED (Amendment #1796)

Reject Referendum 90

This November

Z

Reject R-90

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Approve R-90