FILE – This June 21, 2006, file photo shows The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Officials said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 that preliminary test results show the possible presence of Legionella bacteria in the Illinois Capitol Complex’s hot water system. Experts at the Illinois Department of Public Health say the complex is safe for state employees to work, and they’re not aware of any reports of Legionnaires’ disease related to the water system. More testing is underway and results are expected in about 14 days. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman File)
State lawmakers are proposing legislation requiring sexting to be taught as part of sex education classes in schools. The new law would affect sex courses for grades six through twelve. Some schools across the state have already implemented sexting as part of the curriculum. An American Medical Association study shows that fifteen-percent of teens studied have sent a sext and that twenty-seven-percent have received at least one.