Alleged anti-gay policies spark education review

Global News

EDMONTON – Alberta’s education minister is reviewing all of its agreements with alternative schools in light of anti-gay pronouncements by one faith-based school.

Jeff Johnson said the province is also reviewing school employment contracts to make sure they don’t infringe on human or charter rights.

“I’m very concerned,” Johnson told reporters Monday.

“With all of our schools we expect that they’ll be adhering to all provincial legislation, the Education Act, (and) the Alberta Human Rights Act.

“We need to look at all the school boards and find out who has these (provisions) in their policies.”

His comments come after reports that the stated policy of Prairie Christian Academy near Calgary requires teachers to abstain from “homosexual relations” and not cheat on their spouses.

The school also warns students against illicit sexual conduct, and says the unjust will burn in hell’s “lake of fire.”

The academy receives public funding and is…

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