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RSE: handling objections from parents
The new RSE requirements are a sensitive subject and you might have to field objections even after the consultation period has ended. Learn about the most common objections and how to handle them.
- Be clear on parents' right to withdraw
- Handle objections informally first
- "I told you during the consultation that I didn't want you to teach this"
- "My child is too young for sex education"
- "Homosexuality is a sin and I don't want you to teach my kids it's okay"
- "You're violating my rights"
- "I want to file a complaint"
- Resources for parents
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