The NFL and the players' union sent a planner to the 32 teams Monday outlining procedures for the full reopening of their practice facilities, which were closed because of the coronavirus...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill to require public school districts to teach comprehensive sexual health education to all K-12 students beginning with the 2022-23 school year passed the state House...
A South Carolina law banning sex education teachers from mentioning any relationships other than heterosexual ones — unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases — is fueling a climate...
HANNAHVILLE, Mich. (AP) — An Upper Peninsula nonprofit organization is supporting a program that educates young people in the Hannahville Indian Community about the dangers of...
BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) — The public school system in Battle Ground, Washington, has thrown out requirements that schools teach sexual health education.
WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) — A handful of voices softly chattering in Spanish filter into a building that's become the heart of Winchester Heights, a Willcox neighborhood filled with farmworkers. The...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and give advice to...
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Happy Birthday to the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.
The organization celebrated five years since Kyle Parker was hired as president and CEO of the Arkansas...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah State Board of Education has adopted new health education standards for grades K-12.
The Deseret News reports that it's the first time the board has new health...
BARLING, Ark. (AP) — Heritage Village, a walkable neighborhood with both commercial and residential space, is now under development on the Barling side of Chaffee Crossing across from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal grant is boosting the work of a Michigan program aimed at putting more health care professionals in underserved communities.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is receiving a federal grant of more than $4.3 million to help prevent student obesity, manage childhood chronic disease and prevent those sicknesses in adulthood.
According to the state Department of Education, the grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will focus on awareness and policies for school-based health education, physical education and physical activity, healthy eating, and management of chronic health conditions.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new state law is taking effect in New York state that will require schools to teach mental health to students in elementary, middle and high school.
The measure was passed and signed into law in 2016. It requires schools to include teaching about mental health in traditional physical education and health classes. It takes effect on Sunday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers have given preliminary approval to prohibiting Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funding for sex education.
GOP-led legislative committees approved budget legislation Thursday that would add disqualifying language for federal grants aimed at sexual health education to Iowa youth.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposal to update Idaho's nearly 50-year-old sex education law sparked too many concerns for lawmakers to advance the legislation on Friday.
Instead, the House Education Committee agreed the bill needs to be amended to better protect parental rights before allowing the full House to vote on it.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — School officials in the city of Niagara Falls have voted to approve a new health and sex education program.
The Niagara Falls City School Board voted 8-1 in favor of the overhaul at a meeting Thursday night. Superintendent Mark Laurrie says the new curriculum will include physical, mental and emotional health education.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — A new medical school has opened its doors in western Arkansas.
The Times Record reports the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith began classes Monday.
The school is the first installment of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. The College of Health Sciences is expected to open by 2020.
DOWAGIAC, Mich. (AP) — A community college in southwestern Michigan is expanding its nursing and health education building in an attempt to combat a growing shortage of nurses that seems particularly acute in the area.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana health campaign is enlisting black-owned barbershops in a push to bring free health screenings and information on common diseases to black men.
The seventh annual Black Barbershop Initiative kicks off Friday at Community Action of Southern Indiana in Jeffersonville with free health screenings, door prizes and health information.