No, what I know, is what I posted. I just copied the post from a "NAHC"(North American Hunting Club) forum. I would think, if you contact your local school board, you can find out if this garbage is being fed to your kids.ORIGINAL: Sailfish
What school system?
Do you have more information?
There is much you can do, even at the school level.
My twins, (a boy and girl), were 10 when this happened, but my son brought a test to me, surprised at the grade he`d gotten. The question, (marked as wrong), that had pushed the grade down to the next lowest level went like this: "T or F- Hunting endangers wildlife." My son, God Bless him, having been raised in a hunting household, answered False. That answer was marked as incorrect. He was in disbelief, as was I. I contacted the school, and after a lot of chatting with many, many people, I had an appointment to meet with the school board for Wayne Township in western Indianapolis.
I wore my suit, so as not to look like the, expected, redneck in camo and jeans, and made my case. I patiently pointed out how much hunters pay for all wildlife, game, and non-game alike, setting up my final position. I explained how, hunting helps keep wildlife numbers in-line with the carrying capicity of the available habitat. So, I explaind, controlled hunting can`t, endander wildlife, but gladly pointed out that poaching does indeed endander wildlife.
After being questioned by members of the board, one member in particular grilled me extensively, they decided to contact the publisher of the material for that class, and in fact, chane the wording from, "hunting endangers wildlife", to, "poaching endangers wildlife".
Some will feel that this was a very small "victory", but for my son and I, it was huge. His correct grade was restored, he understood that hunting, in fact, is not a bad thing for wildlife, and maybe more importantly, he saw, firsthand, that taking a stand for something you feel to be important, can right a wrong.
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