HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed a bill that would have required parental permission before students could attend sex-education classes in public schools.
HELENA — The House on Wednesday backed a proposal to require parental permission before students can attend sex-education classes in schools, a measure supporters said is necessary to deal with an increasingly controversial curriculum.
HELENA -- An attorney is recommending that Helena school trustees approve the settlement in a lawsuit over a controversial sex-education curriculum.
CASPER, Wyo. — Health education would have to change in Wyoming before national sexual education guidelines could be applied, according to Natrona County health educators.
HELENA — So far this session, Gov. Brian Schweitzer has vetoed 21 bills and issued amendatory vetoes on another 16 measures. None has been overridden by the Legislature, yet lawmakers have agreed to Schweitzer's amendatory veto on at least two bills.
HELENA — The Montana Senate endorsed on Thursday a proposal popular with House Republicans to crack down on local school district sex education policies — a reaction to a contentious curriculum proposal last year in Helena.
HELENA — The House is advancing a plan to require parents to approve their child's sex education in public schools.
HELENA — A group of parents and community members filed a lawsuit on Friday against the Helena Public School District, claiming it violated open meeting law and prevented meaningful public participation.
HELENA — Republican lawmakers pitched new plans Monday to intervene in divorce, target abortion in the Montana Constitution and help parents deal with local sex education issues.
HELENA — It's an extremely busy week at the Legislature, with high-profile hearings on abortion, sex education, health care and state land purchases.
HELENA — A Helena schools sex education plan that caused an uproar from parents who argued it taught too much too soon was approved Tuesday night after school officials made several changes aimed at easing criticism.
HELENA — Helena school trustees are expected to make a decision Tuesday night on a controversial sex education policy that divided parents over whether it was appropriate material for young children.
HELENA — The Republican candidate for House District 82 has dropped her lawsuit against the Helena School District and the Office of Public Instruction over the controversial proposed health enhancement curriculum.
HELENA — A revised Helena schools sex education plan was bashed Tuesday by opponents as teaching too much too soon, but lauded by supporters as necessary instruction.
UPDATE 6 A.M.: In two weeks, Helena trustees will vote on sex education in school.
HELENA — Supporters of the Tea Party movement gathered at the Capitol on Saturday to voice their opposition to the Helena School District’s proposed health enhancement curriculum.
HELENA — Helena school officials are changing some of the most controversial aspects of their proposed sex education policy following intense criticism from parents, and officials are making clear that abstinence-based teachings top the program.
HELENA - A concern voiced by opponents of the proposed Helena School District health enhancement curriculum is that not enough nondistrict employees were members of the committee that met for two years to develop the 62-page draft document.
HELENA — The Montana Republican Party is using the threat of “graphic, explicit” sex education for Montana grade-schoolers to drum up support for its legislative candidates this fall.
This letter is in regards to an article in The Billings Gazette about a proposed “sex education” program in Helena. What are they thinking?