LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Conservative groups are urging Indiana lawmakers to pass a bill that would require parents to "opt in" for their children to take sex education classes in public schools.

The proposal was approved last month by the state Senate. It would prohibit public schools from providing that education without parental permission. 

Some opponents say the "opt-in" requirement could result in fewer students learning about important health matters.

The House Education Committee could vote on the bill next week.

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