TITLE

Educators call birthrate drop payoff for sex ed. programs

AUTHOR(S)
Portner, Jessica
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Education Week;05/13/98, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of abstinence and better contraceptive use in reducing the teenage birthrates in the United States. Estimation of the birthrates among 15-19 year-old girls; Methodology used to gather the information; Details on the decline in abortion rates among adolescents; Comments from Donna E. Shalala, the secretary of the United States Department of Human Services.
ACCESSION #
638844

 

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