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Illinois House Passes Bill Adding Sexting Education To Curriculum

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2009 file photo, a cell phone owner begins to write a text message on his cell phone in Los Angeles. California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor. The Mercury News said Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, the proposal is scheduled for a vote next month. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

The Illinois House is moving a bill forward that would add sexting curriculum to sex education courses in schools. Representatives passed the measure unanimously yesterday. The plan covers age-appropriate content for students in sixth grade through senior year of high school. The proposal also includes ways students can report sexting issues. Representative Maurice West spearheaded the bill.


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