Abstinence-Only Education Would Violate W.Va. Schools Policy

Burdette, Whitney
April 2012
State Journal (WV);4/13/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p9
The article reports on the efficacy of abstinence-based sex education and the violation that abstinence-only sex education will cause with the policies of the West Virginia Department of Education. According to Kristan Hawkins, executive director of the organization Students for Life of America, no matter what kind of sex education American teenagers are receiving, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases is the same. It also discusses teenage pregnancies in West Virginia.


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