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UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020

Sexual health education bill signed but could be on ballot this November

A controversial bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education be taught at various points in a student’s years in public schools was signed into law Friday, but opponents will try to …

UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020

‘Why do we need to change?’ Concerned parents protest state comprehensive sex ed bill

More than 100 people protested a comprehensive sex education bill outside the Spokane Public Schools administration building on Wednesday afternoon. Signs carried by protesters decried government overreach, and the loss …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019

Lawmakers consider changes to sex education enrollment

State lawmakers heard testimony from the public about a sex education bill that would no longer make enrolling students in the course automatic.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019

Public schools in Washington would be required to teach sex education in all grades under bill approved by state Senate

School districts would be required to adopt comprehensive, medically accurate policies for sexual health education for all grades by the 2021 school year, according to the bill, which was sent …

Shawn Vestal: ‘Bribes’ to opt out of sex ed are a lousy use of federal dollars

Let me get this straight: Federal funding is being used to pay $20 “rewards” to Spokane teenagers who skip sex-ed courses and take an online abstinence course instead?