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New sex ed law ensnares English and history lessons, too

School districts across the state have spent months consulting with attorneys and retooling policies to ensure they are in compliance with Senate Bill 99, passed in 2021. The law requires parents to be notified at least 48 hours in advance about lessons related to sexual education, as well as other topics, including anatomy, intimate relationships, sexual orientation, gender identity, contraception, and reproductive rights. Some district leaders say compliance has been more cumbersome than anticipated.