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OPINION: Sexual health should be taught to women earlier

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that women aren't getting proper care.

DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2020

Sex education means something different everywhere you go. A Catholic school in comparison to a public school, a school in an urban city versus one in a more rural area, all of these differences mean the conversation around sex is a little different for everyone and the lack of uniformity often cau...

OPINION: Sex ed must be taught earlier

While school districts can choose what to teach, educating people earlier will help stop sex crimes.

GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist

March 27, 2020

The recent comprehensive sex education bill passed by the Washington state legislature mandating that public schools follow eight guidelines protects both family values and promotes sexual safety. The bill will make children and teenagers safer in a world where sexual assault overwhelmingly affects ...

Bill would require sex ed for K-12

Shannon Focht, communications coordinator for Pullman Public Schools, said the school district is not prepared to speak about Senate Bill 5395, which would apply to public schools.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2020

Legislation that would mandate sex education in Washington public schools was sent to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk where he will decide whether to sign it into law. Senate Bill 5395 would require public schools to provide an age-appropriate sexual health education for K-12 students. Current Washington law does not require school districts t...

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