Latest Sex education News

Executive Council rejects funding for sex education program

Nov. 23, 2022 10:21 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three Republicans on New Hampshire's Executive Council held the majority vote to reject funding for a sex education program outside of school for adolescents that aims to reduce teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. The vote was 3-2 against the...

EXPLAINER: The history behind 'parents' rights' in schools

Nov. 14, 2022 14:16 PM EST

The movement for “parents' rights” saw many of its candidates come up short in this year's midterm elections. But if history is any guide, the cause is sure to live on — in one form or another. Activists through the generations have stood up for a range of things in the name...

Effort to rescind revised sex education in WI district fails

Sep. 28, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — An effort to rescind a revised sex education curriculum in a suburban Milwaukee school district that includes instruction to students as young as kindergarteners has failed. The Wauwatosa School Board heard a rare motion Tuesday night to rescind the Human...

AP FACT CHECK: Lake distorts Hobbs' education votes in Ariz.

Sep. 22, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake is misrepresenting the voting record of her opponent, Democrat Katie Hobbs, charging in a video released this week that her work in government shows Hobbs is “Anti-American and Un-Arizonan.” In a 3-minute social media video,...