How to End The War Over Sex Ed

Sullivan, Amy
April 2009
Time International (Atlantic Edition);4/6/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 14, p28
This article discusses sex education and birth rates among adolescent girls in the U.S. In 2007, 42.5 per thousand American girls aged fifteen to nineteen gave birth. In the spring of 2009, the U.S. Congress will vote on whether to eliminate 176 million dollars in federal funding to abstinence-only education programs. Particular focus is given to the efficacy of a comprehensive sex education class taught by Kristen Jordan at a South Carolina middle and high school.


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