Discussing Homosexuality in Schools

In Massachusetts, parents and educators grapple over a portrayal of contemporary families which includes same-sex parents. In public school districts across the country, there is debate over how and whether to discuss homosexuality in class.

Guests:

Rep. Alice Wolf, Democratic representative in Massachusetts legislature; sponsor of a bill that would add health education and sex education to the list of main subjects students in Massachusetts public schools should be taught

John Garza, vice president for Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum, a group in Montgomery County, Md., which sued local school board over sex education curriculum

Tom W. Smith, director of the General Social Survey at the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center

Alan Wolfe, professor and director of The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life', author of the book, One Nation, After All: What Americans Really Think About God, Country, Family, Racism, Welfare, Immigration, Homosexuality, Work, The Right, The Left and Each Other

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