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Development of health education standards in Nebraska could be postponed

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Posted at 7:14 PM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 23:35:18-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - Nebraska's Board of Education will consider postponing the development of the controversial health standard guidelines.

The board will consider the postponement at their September 3 meeting.

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Earlier this month, the board faced an intense public comment hearing over the standards, where one speaker threatened another January 6th type insurrection.

3 News Now reporting uncovered several groups that attended the hearing were labeled as hate groups with extremist ties.

The ACLU of Nebraska released a statement saying the plans to postpone the health standards do a disservice to Nebraska students.

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