The U.S. Department of Education withdrew Obama-era guidance on Title IX and sexual assault Friday, and it released interim guidance it plans to leave in place while it seeks public input to inform a new policy.
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September 22, 2017
September 07, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Thursday plans to revise Obama-era civil rights guidance on Title IX and sexual assault, a move that could affect elementary and secondary schools.
July 17, 2017
Teen pregnancy prevention programs set to end in 2020 will now lose funding in 2018 after the Trump administration opted to end federal grants, Reveal reports. Many of those programs targeted teen girls from minority populations that are at higher risk for early pregnancy.
March 22, 2017
A panel of Nevada students has proposed a bill that would require high schools to teach about issues like sexting, consent, and driving under the influence.
April 28, 2016
Births to American teenagers have dropped 40 percent in the last decade, hitting an all-time low in 2014, new federal data show. But Hispanic and black teens still have significantly higher rates than their white peers.
December 09, 2015
Many U.S. high schools and middle schools fall short of meeting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for sex education programs. How does your state stack up?
December 02, 2015
Issues important to LGBT students are too often ignored in school sex education classes, a coalition of advocacy groups said.
August 11, 2015
A segment from HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver took on the patchwork of sex education policies in America's schools. Here's a rundown of the facts on teaching about consent, contraceptives, and abstinence.
July 31, 2015
The White House's updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy includes a goal of reducing the number of new diagnoses by at least 25 percent by 2020 in part through sex education.
July 30, 2015
Seventh-grade students in Rhode Island will be required to get the HPV vaccine to attend public or private schools this fall, the Providence Journal reports.