"Prenatal to Age 20"
There is a very serious "power grab" that is going on in Oregon with an effort to seamlessly integrate health care and education in Oregon. Governor Kitzhaber is now in charge of both the "Superintendent of Public Instruction" AND Oregon's health care system (Oregon Health Authority). That's a lot of power!
The governor has appointed Rob Saxton to be Oregon's Deputy Superintendent who now oversees the Oregon Department of Education (ODE). He has recently announced a "P-20" System which includes monitoring our children while they are still in the womb!
"We should be thinking of education from the time a woman is pregnant, her nutrition, exercise and what education is needed around making sure the child is kindergarten ready; this will be prenatal all the way to his/her 20th birthday"
~Rob Saxton, Oregon Deputy Superintendent
Listen to Rob Saxton October 2013 roll out the "P20 Plan" (educational oversight from prenatal all to 20 years of age): http://www.youtube.com/watchannotation_id=annotation_2335503397&feature=iv&src_vid=yv0AtF7_2h0&v=CJB-noB7wgE. PTA Training Meeting, October 5, 2013.
"I'm an S.O.B." Oregon Deputy Super Rob Saxton Threatens Teachers Who Dissent on Common Core & P20W:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv0AtF7_2h0, published October 2013.
ODE's Sexuality Specialist, Brad Victor, boasts that they have "pushed the envelope" regarding Oregon's recently revised sex education standards. The ODE endorses the Adolescent Sexuality Conference held annually each April in Seaside and partners with Planned Parenthood in a variety of ways throughout each school year. You would be amazed at what is being touted as "age appropriate" and "research-based"!
There is a growing emphasis on a child's "whole-body health" and this would include aspects of your minor child's physical, mental, emotional, social, oral and reproductive health. (ie: SB 436 and HB 2445 passed in 2013 promotes stronger integration of health and education and also grants the authority of the Oregon Health Authority to control the Oregon School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) around the state.)
Parents' Rights in Education is VERY concerned about the implication the above items have on the rights of Oregon parents and guardians. PARENTS RIGHTS MATTER!