It was very distressing to read about the behavior of some of those attending the meeting of the Peters Township School Board Monday.
Sex education is a delicate subject, and parents have a responsibility to be involved. But no matter the disagreement, disrespectful behavior is never appropriate nor is it effective.
No one has the best interests of our adolescent and near-adolescent population at heart more than Mary Jo Podgurski. She is a valuable resource for our community and we are blessed to have her wisdom, which she revealed to me when my now 23-year-old son was approaching puberty: Remember, he knows more than you think he does.
Be careful what you wish for. Those fourth- and-fifth-graders will be precocious teenagers before you know it. And then a few words of Podgurski’s wisdom may be just what the doctor ordered.
Podgurski a valuable resource