huchipapa: I was not ready for that conversation/thought process/exposure for another oh 6 years or so.
spman: serial_crusher: spman: Teaching third graders about suicide? Fine, I could see that as being a potential issue they may have to deal withWhat kind of horrible childhood did you have?I think for sex and drugs it's about getting the brainwashing in early. You're impressionable enough at that age that a police officer coming to your school telling you drugs are bad makes a difference that lasts./ My school did DARE in 5th grade. I knew of a couple kids experimenting with pot in 6th.In the sense that even children deal with depression, and are aware of the concept of death and the permanence of it, I could see suicide being an issue children might deal with. On the other hand, unless you live in an abusive household with absent or neglectful parents, no normal kids under the age of maybe 12 is dealing with sex and drugs, and by the time they do, fifth grade is going to be nothing but a fleeting memory.
Anthracite: So they are cutting silent reading in the classrooms so that they can concentrate on the Core Curriculum federal standards.And this is a part of them.As a parent, I want to be able to teach my kids when i think they are ready to be taught stuff like this. I really think schools need to keep with math, english and etc. But leave this to the parents where it belongs.
huchipapa: Yesterday my 12yo daughter and I were driving into town for something and she was telling me about this novel she was reading where "the girl put her mouth on the boy's [yatchee]. That's disgusting. They call it a blow job". Three sudden lanes of traffic later and trying to dry the coffee I spilled all over myself, I almost passed out.I was not ready for that conversation/thought process/exposure for another oh 6 years or so./6th grade was such a revelation for her. It's killing me.
jjorsett: Aaaaand of course the article itself says nothing about parental outrage, it's part of the dialog subby is hosting in his/her head. Welcome to Fark, it's not news it's making shiat up.
Anthracite: As a parent, I want to be able to teach my kids when i think they are ready to be taught stuff like this.
lack of warmth: The only person I ever knew to masturbate as young as nine is my wife's cousin who is now a ward of the state till they deem him to be allowed in public again for the sick sex acts he was caught doing to smaller kids. I think you guess how I feel about this. There is no harm waiting a while to teach kids certain things. They'll grow up fast enough.
thamike: Anthracite: So they are cutting silent reading in the classrooms so that they can concentrate on the Core Curriculum federal standards.And this is a part of them.As a parent, I want to be able to teach my kids when i think they are ready to be taught stuff like this. I really think schools need to keep with math, english and etc. But leave this to the parents where it belongs.It's a public health situation. Venereal disease and unwanted pregnancy don't wait for stuffy, lazy, f*cked up parents.
Just another Heartland Weirdass: Csb believe it or not. I had a trunk full of fith when I was 9. This was the early 80s heartlandN o farking playboy shiat Hustlers, cherri, private swank all the wayI jacked it to all of em and on the reg. O showed em to the chicks on classes and seached thier faces for any hint of excitement or intrigue. I showed to the boys too told this is hoe a man farks a woman, not that mary jane rotten crotch you been shelling out for.A bunch of us got together and called every farking number in the backpages in order so as not to miss one..I personally told some lady how my cock would punish her butthole before she cleaned me up and thanked me for my savagery. I jack it and jacked and jacked it. I was stealing booze and putting it down. Wild Turkey, jd etc. I packed a shiatty butterfly knife and a good ka bar. I could shoot. Not well but I was in go mode. Some of my older friends had much more lucrative scams and better drugs. I tried coke and other stimulants. The town new it, and they kept their distance. This was before I was 10 years old,in hays Kansas. I was a moderate kid. My brother thou gh....
wumpus: ninotchka: In my late 30s and still don't know anything about anal intercourse. Love being just a little bit innocent.Not much to know. Insert tab D Into slot A. Repeat.
archichris: So they want these issues pushed onto children years before they are comfortable exploring them naturally.
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