California Overhauls Sex Education Guidance for Teachers

LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations for giving such attention to a community that often is left out of sex education policies.

  • Published 8 May 2019
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergarteners and giving advice to help LGBT teenagers navigate relationships and practice safe sex. LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations for giving such attention to a community that often is left out of sex education policies. But some parents and conservative groups assailed the more than 700-page document as an assault on…

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