Sex Ed Law May Mean Little Change For Most SchoolsIllinois schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases -- not just abstinence.
Lawmakers Approve Required Birth Control Lessons In Sex Ed ClassesState lawmakers have passed legislation that would mandate schools that teach sex education in Illinois also would have to give students information about birth control.
Sex Education Mandate Passes Illinois SenateA proposal pending in Springfield would set new requirements in sex education classes.
Bill To Include Contraception In Sex Ed FailsLegislation that would have required contraception to be discussed along with abstinence in Illinois sex ed classes has failed in the state Senate.