Sex Education

Reference To Female Condoms Appears In Grade School CurriculumParents at one of the city's elite magnet schools are threatening to pull their students out of sex education classes. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
CPS Mandates Sexual, Health Education For KindergartenSome people may think a five year old is too young for sex education. Administrators with Chicago Public schools do not.
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.
State Health Director Calls For Better Sex Ed In SchoolsIllinois' top health official is pushing for broader sex education classes in the public schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
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.
Survey: Fewer Teens, Young Adults Having SexFewer 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.
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