Skip to comments.Oakdale parents concerned over health survey
Posted on 10/01/2019 4:39:46 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
OAKDALE, La. (KPLC) - Some Oakdale Middle School parents are outraged after their kids were asked to take a survey at the school-based health center. Some questions, parents say, cross the line.
Have you ever had any type of sex vaginal, anal or oral sex? Have you ever been attracted to the same sex? Girl to girl or guy to guy? Or do you feel that you are gay, lesbian or bisexual?" Christin Willis, a concerned Oakdale Middle School parent, read from the survey.
These are the questions some parents are saying are too mature for middle school students to be answering.
Children are naive. They go to school and know they have to listen. Theyre going to do what you tell them what to do. If you put them in a room and tell them to take a survey, theyre going to take the survey, Willis said.
Willis said her son was pulled out of class and brought to the school-based health center on campus to take a survey one she didnt consent to.
I dont even allow my son to go to the school-based health center. So, the fact that he was questioned without letting me know is the most upsetting," she said.
However, her ex-husband, with whom she co-parents, agreed to let their son get a physical at the health center for football which she believes is the loophole that allowed the center to give her son the survey.
Yes, joint custody, both parents have to be listed. Call both parents," Willis read from the paperwork. "I was notified nothing of this. I have spoken with my ex-husband and his wife. Theyre both on board with this. They thought that he was getting a sports physical. They were not told he was going to be surveyed or be pulled in for any other reason.
When Willis went to the school-based health center to ask questions, she said they explained the survey needed to be given in order to receive grant money.
I dont like my child being used for you to get money for a system that I dont support. We have a health care facility, we have a doctor. If I want to discuss sexually explicit things with my children, Ill do so in my home or at my doctors office his doctors office," Willis said.
7News reached out to the Allen Parish School Board about parents concerns, and they sent a statement, which reads:
"School-Based Health Centers provide comprehensive medical and behavioral health services on or adjacent to schools. Prior to receiving services at a School-Based Health Center, parents must sign a consent form agreeing to the available services which include risk screenings in accordance with the American Academy of Pediatrics guidance for well-child visits. ( In this case the father/ex-husband signed the form and the mother was unaware of this- she was upset that she didnt sign also).
"The screening tool was designed by Dr. Jennifer Salerno and is utilized by school health centers nationwide. It was offered as a reliable screening method by the state Office of Public Health for use in selected Louisiana school health centers. The screening questionnaire is conducted as part of a child well visit. The mother did not agree with the wording in 2 or 3 of the 21 question screening survey. The Allen Parish School board agrees with the mother and is working to change/remove these particular questions.
Finally, the Oakdale School-Based Health Center is one of over 60 sites in the state of Louisiana who receive grant funding in part from the Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Adolescent School Based Health Center. This funding is used for the salaries and the operation of the School-Based Health Center. In return for the funding, these school-based health centers have certain medical and behavioral health services that must be provided at each site.
If you hate your children and want to see them abused, just send them to public schools.
Seems reasonable - it’s a PUBLIC SCHOOL, and public schools are controlled by Leftists. If people don’t like it, they can stop SUPPORTING those indoctrination centers, rather than whining about the results and expecting Leftists to change.
What kind of poll is this?
Oral sex isn’t sex. Libs told us so 20 years ago.
Maybe the time has come to take back our public schools from the communist left.
It’s our tax dollars....not theirs.
The grant money that funds this survey is probably yours as well.
You really have to wonder what kind of perverts are running the schools.
This crap will continue to happen until these officials are beaten within an inch of their lives by angry parents.
This reminds me of the old joke:
“Do you have any naked pictures of your wife?”
“Would you like some, then?”
Pedophile teachers would be happy to use the information in such a survey to their advantage.
In Louisiana. Is there any place where schools aren’t absolutely corrupted?
When I was in middle school, nearly 50 years ago, we had a health unit that was taught by the PE teacher (AKA “Coach”). I remember being given a pamphlet called something like “A Boy Grows Up.” After going through the basic birds-and-bees stuff and what changes a boy can expect when maturing, which seemed to slightly embarrass all of us, including Coach, we quickly moved on to topics such as physical fitness, healthy eating, etc.
And that was it. Nothing about our personal lives or preferences at all, in that setting or anyplace else. To the extent that the school had to bring up the subject, they did it well.
Parents have been warned about this going on in the schools for years.
They have no need of this knowledge. You’d be hard pressed to justify giving a survey like this to adults. If you ain’t my doctor, you don’t need to no ANYTHING about my sexual history, orientation, or any other issues I may have.
The Parents in this country need to wake up and take back control of the schools from the commie front Teachers Unions.
HA, I just said the same thing, but I said Parents, you’re right, it’s all of us, we are all paying for it, for the PUBLIC GOOD or so I’ve been told.
We do need these little urchins to grow up to be productive members of society, and judging by today’s twenty somethings, well, clearly we are failing, let’s just tell it like it is.
Government interference taken to extremes. So sad that most parents can’t homeschool their kids. And the American Pediatric Association is disgusting.
I think that short pieces of rope and lampposts is a better solution.
The pediatrician back home who got arrested in the park that night and lost most of his practice was simply ahead of his time. I’m sure the American Pediatric Association would stand behind him, if it had happened today.
Doesn’t this defy the HIPPA Act?
20 years ago parents were ‘outraged’ these questions were being asked at the HIGH SCHOOL.
OUTRAGED I tell you.
Nothing substantive happened though.
Now they’re asking these questions in MIDDLE SCHOOL.
I guess in 15 or 20 years we’ll read about parents being OUTRAGED (outraged! I tell you!) that their ELEMENTARY school kids are being questioned thusly.
And, again, nothing substantive will be done.
After that it’s K4 and preschool. Can’t let the little kiddies just have a childhood without prying strangers questioning their little selves.
But hey, outrage solves everything.
So, the real question is...who gets this data and what, EXACTLY, is done with it.
Are these administrators/health personnel just looking for dates or convenient hookups?
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