One-fourth of the 2015 legislative session is in the books, meaning the niceties are over and longer days await lawmakers.
Revamped sex-education standards have now passed both chambers of the state Legislature, despite complaints from Republicans that the new standards could encourage sexual activity and infringe on parental rights.
“Besides a few people I’ve been to war with, my list of heroes is like a sparse cupboard, which became a little more barren with the death of a friend today,” Dr. Dave Hnida writes in reference to the passing of Dr. C. Everett Koop.
A proposal to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools passed the House with Republicans objecting that the bill infringes on parents’ control, a charge that Democrats deny.
A bill would further clarify existing language in the current law for sex education programs in public schools.
Democrats advanced a proposal Thursday to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools, despite objections from Republicans who say the measure infringes on local control.
A Democratic lawmaker wants to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools.
Some lawmakers want to revamp the sex education programs in Colorado schools. A new bill would require educators to provide children with a lot more information.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released results of a new survey of teen behavior and Colorado’s high-schoolers are having less sex.