|Scientology suckers BC Ministry of Education with YHRI scam|
|The Education Angle|
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I'm sure B.C. kids need Scientology's help
Victoria directs teachers to religious group's human-rights websiteBy Ethan Baron, The Province
January 29, 2009
[Image caption: Scientologist and couch jumper Tom Cruise waves to fans Monday at the Russia premiere of his latest film, Valkyrie.
Photograph by: Igor Rodin, AFP/Getty Images]
Attention students: it's now OK to jump up and down on your desks and rave about your latest crush.
The Ministry of Education is referring teachers to an organization set up by the Church of Scientology, the group made infamous by Tom Cruise, the raving couch-bounder and Scientology adherent. Two ministry teacher-support documents direct teachers to the website of Los Angeles-based Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI). [...]