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Sex predators, cyber bullying new topics in Missouri schools’ sex education

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri law signed over the summer gives schools the opportunity to teach kids about sexual predators and cyber bullying.

The law requests that schools teaching sex education include education about cyber-bullying and what to do in the case of a sexual predator.

“You want to make sure your child is comfortable, if something is about to happen, they feel safe to tell you, you can protect them,” said State Rep. Genise Montecillo, (D) St. Louis, Mo.

The bill only affects schools in Missouri, but educators from both sides of the state line are learning about how it works.