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Family planning: AG says sex ed funding allowed

February 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A month after North Dakota State University officials blocked the college from receiving a $1.2 million grant that two faculty members applied for last spring, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem ruled that it could receive the funds. Continue Reading

Teen health organization protests NDSU decision to freeze federal sex ed grant

February 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEERFIELD, Ill. A national organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of teens “vigorously protests” the decision of North Dakota State University administrators to freeze a $1.2 million federal grant to offer a new voluntary sex education program. Continue Reading

ND AG to weigh in on sex ed grant legal issue

January 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will weigh in on the legal question said to be at the heart of North Dakota State University administrators’ Jan. 14 decision to freeze a $1.2 million federal grant to create a new comprehensive sex education program. Continue Reading

Sex-ed bill won’t change curriculum

March 31, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota Legislature’s efforts to promote an abstinence-driven focus on sex education might not result in much change, at least in Fargo area schools. Continue Reading

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ND Legislature: Measure Would Set Statewide Sex Ed Standard

February 2, 2011 in WDAZ

Whether the state or local schools should determine what students are told in sex education was at the heart of a debate Tuesday. North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that would set a statewide standard for abstinence education. Continue Reading&

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North Dakota Legislature: Measure would set statewide sex ed standard

February 1, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK – Whether the state or local schools should determine what students are told in sex education was at the heart of a debate Tuesday.
North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that would set a statewide standard for abstinence education. Continue Reading&

Pawlenty rejects some sex ed funds

August 31, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Tim Pawlenty has accepted a federal grant for abstinence-only teen sex education, but rejected a larger grant that incorporates additional information about contraception and sexually-transmitted disease prevention. Continue Reading