It has been almost 20 years since it has been documented that children in our schools are in grave danger of being sexually abused by teachers. In 2004, Charol Shakeshaft completed a U.S. Department of Education sponsored study on Educator Sexual Misconduct. The seminal findings showed that 9.6% of children in our schools, public and private, are victims of educator sexual misconduct sometime between kindergarten and 12th grade.
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Tagged Advocates for Youth, Answer, Charol Shakeshaft, Chicago Public Schools, Educator Sexual Misconduct, Faith Colson, Faith’s Law, institutionalized grooming, Michelle Mussman, National Sex Education Standards, Office of Inspector General, Planned Parenthood, SB 818, SIECUS, teacher unions, u.s. department of education
Don’t let the word “debate” in the term “floor debate” fool you. Floor debates in Springfield are no more debates than transwomen are women. There is no cross-examination or rebuttal, for which most of our lawmakers must be deeply thankful in that they couldn’t argue their way out of an imaginary paper bag—at least not using logic and evidence.
Floor debates in Springfield are occasions for bill sponsors and supporters—almost always Democrats—to pontificate and for opponents to try to point out flaws that are promptly ignored by Democrats no matter how reasonable and justified. A floor debate in Springfield for …
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Tagged Advocates for Youth, Ann Williams, Avery Bourne, Camille Lilly, Delia Ramirez, Illinois Democrats, J.B. Pritzker, Kelly Cassidy, Maurice West, National Sex Education Standards, SB 818, SIECUS, State Board of Education