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Judge’s Ruling in California Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Case Shows Importance of Strong Policies

In what advocates are calling an historic ruling, a judge in Fresno County, California, ruled last week that a lawsuit against the Clovis Unified School District’s abstinence-focused sex education program was justified because it was out of compliance with the state’s law.

In what advocates are calling an historic ruling, a judge in Fresno County, California, ruled last week that a lawsuit against the Clovis Unified School District’s abstinence-focused sex education program was justified because it was out of compliance with the state’s law.

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Attacks on Sex Education Continue Nationwide

The 2011–12 school year brought the typical array of controversies over sexuality education in public and private schools, along with exciting news of new sexuality-education standards.

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Wisconsin Repeals Healthy Youth Act, Bans Women From Buying Private Abortion Coverage

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In the wee hours of the morning Wednesday the Wisconsin legislature voted to overturn the Healthy Youth Act and to ban private insurance from covering abortion. Rack another one up for the far right in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Legislative Preview: Sex Ed on Agenda, Abortion, Contraception Is Not

Wisconsin has released a preview of bills the legislature will focus on, and abortion is not yet among them.

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Does a Walker Reign Mean the End of Reproductive Health Advances in Wisconsin?

Republican Scott Walker will be the new governor of Wisconsin.  Now will he follow through on the “Pro-Life Wisconsin” agenda?

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The Right To Choose May Help Choose A Governor In Wisconsin

The Wisconsin governor’s race could drastically effect all of the positive changes that have been made to address teen pregnancy, STIs, and general reproductive healthcare.

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Merrill School Board Approves Comprehensive Sex Ed

Public schools in Merrill, Wisconsin, have approved a comprehensive sexual education program, in this case called Human Growth and Development.

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Back To School: The Politics of Sex Education in the States

A roundup of sex ed news as students across the country head back into the classroom.

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Gov. Doyle: No Prosecution for Sex Ed Teachers

Wisconsin Gov. Doyle reaffirms no teachers will be prosecuted for providing sex ed in schools, despite a D.A.’s claims.

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Wisconsin Healthy Youth Act Signed Into Law

Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle signed the Healthy Youth Act into law, mandating that all sex ed classes be medically-accurate, evidence-based and age-appropriate.

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