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Here are some links to news in education this week (click on the blue titles to read or view the links):

 

10,000 Young Toddlers Are on Stimulant Drugs for ADHD: “How crazy is it to drug babies? It was shocking enough to discover that 20 percent of teenage boys get labelled as having ADHD, and 10 percent are on stimulant medications for it; that 11 percent of all kids aged 4-18 get the diagnosis of ADHD and 6 percent the drugs… Then it got worse…The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention has just estimated that 10,000 U.S. toddlers, aged 2-3, are being given stimulant drugs for behaviors that have been mislabeled as ADHD.” – Huffington Post

Has transgender policy gone too far? (video): “Education policy in British Columbia challenges parents by ending segregated gender activities.” – Sun News

Teachers cannot opt out of teaching gay ‘marriage’ in school sex-ed classes: Scottish NHS – “While Scottish government draft guidelines currently allow teachers with moral objections to opt-out of certain aspects of the country’s new sex-ed curriculum, several National Health Service boards have objected to the opt-out clause. They are also objecting to provisions allowing parents to opt their children out of the classes.” – LifeSite News

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