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Posts tagged with ‘education’

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How To Homeschool When You’re Not A Homeschooler

by mafamily

As of this morning, nearly one million Massachusetts children found themselves effectively ‘homeschoolers.’ Governor Baker’s order closing all public and private K-12 schools from now until April 7th will hopefully help stop the spread of Covid-19, but it is also requiring a major adjustment for hundreds of thousands of parents and children in our Commonwealth.  My […]

Everything you need to know about the Sex-Ed Mandate

by mafamily

As promised, here are the details on the Sex-Ed Mandate that’s coming up for a vote as early as this Thursday. We have received a lot of questions in response to our heads-up email and text over the weekend, so we’ll do our best to address them one by one. Some people are also being […]

Daddy’s Boy Forced To Be Mommy’s Girl

by MFI News

This week, at a conference in D.C., I had dinner with Walt Heyer. You may recognize his name, as he was one of the first brave souls to speak out about “detransitioning.”  For almost eight years, Walt, born a boy, lived as a transgender “woman” – complete with surgeries and hormones.  However, he eventually realized that […]

They can’t make you say it

by MFI News

Dear Friend of the Family, After a sweltering end to the summer, it finally seems like fall is here.  For many of us, that means back to school.  One of the new challenges several parents have shared with me is their children being required to use the “preferred pronouns” of classmates in the throws of […]

You’re Making a Difference!

by MFI News

Representative James O’Day, sponsor of the notorious Sex Ed Mandate, admitted that the “bill’s prospects in the House this session are uncertain.”  Why is that?  Because of you. “Every time that there seems to be a move forward on this bill, there comes a rash of emails mostly with inaccurate information,” O’Day lamented. “They fill […]

This Thursday: Be a part of Bring Your Bible to School Day!

by MFI News

When my younger son was in first grade, he came home and announced, very matter-of-factly, that “you can’t talk about God in school.” As you can imagine, he didn’t get that idea from me, and I quickly corrected him! Disturbingly, many teachers and school administrators don’t know what the law allows students to do or […]

NEWS RELEASE: Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill

by MFI News

CONTACT:   Andrew Beckwith | andrew@mafamily.org | 781.569.0400 Sex Education Mandate Gets Holy Week Hearing on Beacon Hill Thursday, April 13, 2017 BOSTON – The legislative Joint Committee on Education heard testimony today on two identical bills that are stirring up quite a bit of controversy amongst parents.  Senate Bill 234 and House Bill 2053, both titled, “An […]

Help Stop the the Sex Ed Mandate for MA Schools

by MFI News

WARNING: This post may be unsuitable for some audiences. Massachusetts State legislators are currently considering a bill to teach twelve year old middle school students about oral and anal sex. I wish I were making it up. But this is real.  In fact, it’s called “Get Real,” Planned Parenthood’s new Sex Ed curriculum for grades 6 through 8.  House Bill […]

Your Kids Could Be Asked About Their “Sex Life” in School

by MFI News

Are your children taking these sex quizzes at school? According to Breitbart’s recent article “Schools Quiz Twelve-year-olds About Gay, Oral, and Anal Sex,” the controversial “Youth Risk Behavior Survey” asks students as young as 12 intrusive, inappropriate questions including: Which of the following best describes you? A. Heterosexual (straight) B. Gay or lesbian C. Bisexual […]

CT: High school musical includes kiss by two male students

by mafamily

A Connecticut high school musical caused a public walkout after two men in the cast kissed during the performance, reports CBS Connecticut. The kiss occurred during a performance of the musical “Zanna Don’t!” at Hartford Public High School. “There was a public walkout by a bunch of students (when the kiss happened) … mostly male,” […]