Hearing held on teaching kids about LGBT families

May 18, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
On Monday night in Alameda, there was a second public hearing on a controversial plan to teach elementary school kids about same-sex families.

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Lots of parents showed up to discuss a new school lesson that supporters say would cut down on anti-gay slurs and bullying.

LGBT Lesson #9 is the new curriculum that would include teaching elementary age students about same sex families, but opponents say the material is not age-appropriate.

The school board will make its decision on May 26.

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