by Marlo Lundak
This story from WOWT gives an update on the Nebraska Board of Education’s proposed health education standards. Gov. Pete Ricketts is opposed to the plans, which were developed by local sex educators, faith leaders and several organizations with medical staff, professors and school administrators. The authors believe it’s controversial to not talk about these topics.
Gov. Pete Ricketts says the topics should be discussed at home, not school
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – After Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called for the Board of Education to scrap topics from the new proposed health education standards, supporters indirectly responded to his comments, saying the topics are, in fact, age-appropriate and reflect the reality in which youth in Nebraska live in.
… Ricketts requested the board members remove certain topics, and encourages formal comment from the public. You can review the draft here, and submit a formal comment here…