Apr 25, 2018
ELW

Education Liberty Watch Supporting Day of Silence Walkout

 

An important event is designed to protest and counter the rapid erosion of parental rights in schools around GLBT issues and is happening on Friday, April 27th.  The Day of Silence Walkout is promoted by nearly four dozen national and state organizations, including the American Family Association, the Illinois Family Institute, Liberty Counsel, The Child Protection League, and Education Liberty Watch. The walkout is intended to counter the disruption of class time by students and or teachers that will remain silent during an entire day to promote the political agenda of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and “its controversial, unproven, and destructive theories on the nature and morality of homosexuality.”

 

Parents are being urged to call their children out of school if their high school, and an increasing number of middle schools, allow students and or teachers to remain silent during instructional time on this day. The goals are to “actively oppose this hijacking of the classroom for political purposes;” to “reclaim a proper understanding of the role, and limits of public education;” and to “de-politicize the learning environment.” Parents are given a host of resources on the site to deal with the logistics of participation and the reasoning behind it.

Parents, Teachers, and Administrators: What to Do on Day of Silence

Reasons for the Day of Silence Walkout

Instructions for Parents

Sample Call Out Letter

This is a great opportunity to assert parental rights and to protect children’s innocence. Please join the movement!

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