Moderate snow continues to fall for some areas of northern El Paso and Teller Counties, accumulating in the grass and yards. Meanwhile, in the plains and along the southern I-25 stretch, light rain/snow mix continues. Take it slow on the roadways - due to VERY strong winds, we are seeing blowing dirt and snow (depending on the region), which is tremendously reducing visibility. Click on the Weather tab for more information on the forecast.
A Democratic lawmaker wants to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools.
Rep. Crisanta Duran is expected to present her bill to a House committee for a vote Thursday. The proposed legislation would create new statewide standards for teaching abstinence and safe sex. Parents would be required to opt-out, instead of the current requirement that they approve participation for their children.
The bill would also create a grant program to help schools get federal money to implement expanded instruction if they choose.
Republican Rep. Amy Stephens says the bill infringes on local control. But Duran says parents and school districts would still control what students are taught.
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