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Kindergartner will be taught sexual and health education this year in Chicago Public Schools (CBS)

CPS Mandates Sexual, Health Education For Kindergarten

Some people may think a five year old is too young for sex education. Administrators with Chicago Public schools do not.

08/29/2013

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Sex Ed Law May Mean Little Change For Most Schools

Illinois schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases — not just abstinence.

08/11/2013

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Lawmakers Approve Required Birth Control Lessons In Sex Ed Classes

State lawmakers have passed legislation that would mandate schools that teach sex education in Illinois also would have to give students information about birth control.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

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State Health Director Calls For Better Sex Ed In Schools

Illinois’ top health official is pushing for broader sex education classes in the public schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

04/28/2013

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Sex Education Mandate Passes Illinois Senate

A proposal pending in Springfield would set new requirements in sex education classes.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

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Bill To Include Contraception In Sex Ed Fails

Legislation that would have required contraception to be discussed along with abstinence in Illinois sex ed classes has failed in the state Senate.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

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Survey: Fewer Teens, Young Adults Having Sex

Fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a national survey, and an Illinois nonprofit group says credit goes to improvements in health education.

03/03/2011