Harrington sex ed sparks debate
Last updated 4/6/2023 at 9:58am
HARRINGTON — A School Board work session became heated after the topic of sexual education came up Wednesday, March 29.
The debate came when school nurse Lindsay Sanford gave her yearly Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Implementation overview.
Parents and School Board members alike became heated when Sanford brought up teaching anal, oral and vaginal sex to fifth-graders, whose average age is 10.
School Board Vice-Chairman Jon Evans disagreed with the graphic nature of the presentation.
“None of us knew what to expect,” Evans said. “Until the school nurse came in to give an ove...