Lawmakers push sex ed bill
ST. PAUL - Minnesota law has required schools to provide education on AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases since 1988, but some lawmakers believe schools need to do more.
Legislation sponsored by Representative Neva Walker, DFL-Minneapolis, and Senator Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, would provide age-appropriate, medically accurate education for students in grades 7 through 12. The bill calls for sex education that promotes abstinence and provides information about contraception.
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