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McCabe works on Erin's Law curriculum

 

January 31, 2018



Rep. Gina McCabe is continuing her efforts this year to get Erin’s Law, a bill that would help establish age-appropriate, sexual-abuse prevention curriculum in schools, enacted into law.

House Bill 1539 would form a task force to create the curriculum for grades K-12, as well as identify funding sources to implement the curriculum.

McCabe, the bill’s sponsor, says teaching students how to speak up and escape abuse should be an integral part of their safety education.

“Erin always says that we teach our students how to stay safe in fires or earthquakes, D.A.R.E. programs, and ‘stranger danger,’ but we don’t teach them what to do if they’re being sexually abused,” said McCab...



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