BOISE — An Idaho Falls lawmaker introduced a bill recently to give parents more information about what is being offered in sex education programs and put more limits on what guest instructors can do.

Sponsored by Rep. Barbara Ehardt, R-Idaho Falls, the bill would change state code so parents have to opt their children into sex education, rather than opting them out as is the law now. It also would require that any materials used in the class be available for parents to review before they let their children participate.

Post Register Reporter Luke O’Roark contributed. Reporter Nathan Brown can be reached at 208-542-6757. Follow him on Twitter: @NateBrownNews.

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