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Yesterday I spoke to the school committee regarding the deceptively-named “Safe Schools Program” which was added to the elementary curriculum last month.

For more on that story click here.

According to DESE’s website, the program “provides training and technical assistance relating to LGBTQ students and staff” to facilitate “understanding sexual orientation and gender identity.”  The program is available “in public schools across the state including public preschools.”

I expressed my concerns and objections to the program and asked the committee to inquire into the extent of the “Safe Schools” lessons and what they entail.

If you’re an East Longmeadow parent who shares my concerns, please email the school committee members and let them know how you feel.

Their email addresses are available by clicking here.