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Walker Amdt to SF 3001 - Sex Education in Schools - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (79-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Education in Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amendment to a bill that would require school districts to incorporate age-appropriate sex education into their curricula by the start of 2011 for grades 7 through 12.

Highlights:
-Promotes an abstinence-first approach to sex education while also including information about contraception and disease prevention. -Allows parents to excuse their children from all or part of a sex education program. -Requires that the school district establish methods whereby parents would be able to inspect the audiovisual and written materials to be used in a sex education program. -Provides teachers, parents, administrators, and community members with training and technical assistance to develop a family life and sexuality education curriculum in accordance with National Health Education Standards. -Allows Department of Education to fund assistance for the implementation of family life and sexuality education programs in schools.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Sex Education in Schools

Sponsors

  • Neva Walker (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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