TITLE

Sex Ed. Looms in Health-Care Overhaul

AUTHOR(S)
Zehr, Mary Ann
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Education Week;12/2/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether or not sex education for teenagers should focus on sexual abstinence or address the use of contraceptives has emerged as a topic in the U.S. healthcare reform. According to the article, both provisions of the bill, which include the funding for abstinence-based programs and for comprehensive sex education, are part of the U.S. Democratic leaders' bill. The Mathematica Policy Research evaluation of different approaches to preventing teenage pregnancy is discussed.
ACCESSION #
47150381

 

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