California school district sued over sex ed
Aug. 22, 2012
- Two parents and a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit in California Tuesday, alleging that a sex education program in the Clovis Unified School District failed to provide adequate information about condoms and contraception.
- The ACLU is representing the parents and groups, basing the suit on a 2003 California law requiring comprehensive and medically accurate sex ed in public schools.
- A spokeswoman for the district indicated that the suit was being reviewed and the district believes there to be a disagreement over what the school district is required to provide.
From the article:
A school district in California's Central Valley is putting teens' health at risk by failing to provide students with information about condoms and contraception, two parents and a coalition of groups said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday over the district's sex education program.
The lawsuit is the first of its kind in California since the passage of a 2003 law requiring that sexual health education in public schools be comprehensive and medically accurate, the American Civil Liberties Union said. ...
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