School board votes for sex ed classes, strikes over gender identity | Sawyer County Record

The controversial topic of gender identity drew approximately 60 parents, clergy, students and teachers to a meeting of the Hayward School District’s Ad Hoc Health Program Advisory Committee on Nov. 9 and a committee meeting of the school board program on November 14.

Ultimately, the school board voted 6-0 on Monday, November 14 to adopt a human growth and development curriculum in accordance with state middle and high school statutes, and to approve the recommendation of the curriculum committee of the advice to remove any reference to gender identity from teaching materials.

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