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 “It is not being proposed to teach in kindergarten. Not even close. We would never be discussing that.”

Sex ed & CCSD: Dear parents, no one wants to teach your kindergartner how to masturbate

October 1st, 2014

“It is not being proposed to teach in kindergarten. Not even close. We would never be discussing that.”

  • Featured

    Cheating firemen. Jimmy Kimmel's big CCSD donation. Lake Tahoe's four-pound goldfish (!), plus other stories you might have missed in 2013.

  • As We See It

    The NHSPE, a barrier to graduation for those who don’t pass it, will be phased out beginning in the 2014-15 school year ... which means ...

  • Entertainment

    From Matthew Gray Gubler to Julianne Hough, these stars used to be local students.

  • News

    UNLV is planning to build apartment-style dormitories that officials hope will be open to students by fall 2015.

  • News

    As a not-so-popular teenager, she took up running. When the other kids saw she was good at it, high school life became easier. Almost two ...

  • News

    While Nevada lawmakers debate the merits of legalizing marijuana, one company is looking at opening the state's first medical marijuana school this month. The Budtender ...

  • News

    A once-empty lot at Eighth and Fremont streets, adjacent to the coming downtown Container Park, is now full of more than a dozen large trailers. ...

  • News

    Stefania Druga is only 26 but has lived around the world and, more intriguingly, knows how to make a battery from a lemon, extract DNA ...

  • News

    University of Iowa lecturer David Gould has created a course that links Las Vegas and Iowa City because of what’s happening downtown; it might not ...

  • A&E

    In a city driven by sex, one group is trying to help Las Vegas residents explore sexuality in a decidedly novel way.

  • AllNews

    Players gather around a craps table in a dimly lit room filled with slot machines and blackjack tables. A woman throws a pair of dice, ...

  • Community

    Over the past few months, thousands of young Nevadans have gotten their first taste of politics in the trenches as volunteers for presidential campaigns. As ...

  • Education

    On Wednesday — the day before "move-in day" — Richard Clark, UNLV's director of housing and residential life, gave the Sun an extensive tour of ...

  • Education

    A lot has changed at Chaparral High School this year — new leadership, new teachers and a new attitude about discipline and academics. Not everyone ...

  • Education

    With graduation on June 15, Weekly checks back in with the students we met last fall.

  • Henderson

    Sometimes it’s hard not to feel like we live in a ridiculous town. In the latest example, Clark County has put the squeeze on a ...

  • Education

    When President Barack Obama takes center stage at UNLV today, he’ll be stumping on student loans and repeating a complaint that’s become a central refrain ...

  • Business

    Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has joined 21 of her counterparts in asking Congress to limit the ability of for-profit colleges to enrich themselves ...

  • Dining

    This fall, the USDA is imposing strict new nutrition rules on school lunches. We challenge a pair of local chefs to cook for the cafeteria.

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  • Dining

    “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs ...

  • Business

    They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can ...

  • Nightlife

    We all know that Oscar Goodman likes his gin martinis, but what about Carolyn?

  • News & Notes

    Plus, Jason Strauss hints at new Tao Group venues.

  • Film

    Having exhausted police and crime stories in LA, David Ayer tackles the unrelenting intensity of WW2 tank warfare.

  • Lifestyle Featured

    How to ... Find your spirit cheese! Break an apple with your bare hands! Make the perfect mixtape! Speak teen! Our guide to becoming a ...

  • Music

    The former Van Halen singer will celebrate his birthday by rocking with his friends Downtown.

  • Dining

    It was like Disneyland, only with a beautiful burnt ends burrito.

  • Nightlife

    Leave it to Las Vegas nightlife to devise a way to throw pool parties in the winter.

  • Recipes

    This pasta dish has a lighter touch but doesn't scale back the flavor.

  • Reviews

    The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.

  • Nightlife

    Jenna Marbles knows what your eyebrows mean.

  • DiningFeatured

    Don't know how to attack the buffet? Let us show you the way.

  • Dining

    There’s plenty of variety here, different styles of fried rice, bowls and sushi, along with salads and appetizers.

  • As We See It

    Millionaire Chess: What happens when the "ancient sport" moves its pieces onto the Strip?

  • As We See It

    From discounts on ceremonies to matching bands, lucrative promos are being offered to LGBTQ couples wishing to wed.

  • Nightlife

    You don't have to sacrifice craft for what tourists crave at the Monte Carlo watering hole.

  • Nightlife

    Some drinks stick with you—for their unexpected brilliance, their sheer decadence or their downright strangeness.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, an "Adult Halloween Bash" at the Sheri's Ranch brothel. Yes, brothel.

  • The Sunday

    Some pits are fueled by natural gas or propane. Others can burn wood but use common sense: avoid burning on windy days because of blowing ...