Sex Education

 
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Can we get the government out of the sex-ed business?

Can we get the government out of the sex-ed business?

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | Why can’t the public schools stick to reading, writing, and ’rithmetic and leave sex education to the parents? Cover basic human anatomy, but no…

Abstinence groups: New sex-ed study misses point of urging teens to wait

By Kiley Crossland
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Abstinence Education | Abstinence advocacy groups say a new study criticizing virginity pledges misses the point of abstinence education. The study, “Broken Promises: Abstinence…

California first state to require sexual consent lessons in high school

California first state to require sexual consent lessons in high school

By Laura Edghill
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Sex Education | Last week, California became the first state in the nation to require lessons about sexual consent in high school sex education classes. The legislation…

Toronto students go on strike over mandatory sex-ed

By Kiley Crossland
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Education | A student strike against a new Ontario-wide mandatory sex education curriculum cut a Toronto school’s attendance in half on the first day of classes last…

CDC: More teenagers turning to Plan B

CDC: More teenagers turning to Plan B

By Evan Wilt
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Health | Teen pregnancy has declined by 51 percent since peaking in the early 1990s, but new government data show more young girls are relying on the morning-after…

Public schools in Pacific Northwest push free birth control

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Public Schools | Seattle public school Chief Sealth International, along with a few other public schools in the area, began providing and administering free IUDs to students…

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

Controversial California sex-ed class spurs parental rights law

By Laura Edghill
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Sex Education | A controversial sex-education program at a California high school has provoked state lawmakers into proposing legislation that would increase parental rights…

Schools struggle to address sexual assault epidemic

By Wayne Stender
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Education | A prostitution scandal has rocked high schools near Sarasota, Fla. Police say a 17-year-old student at Sarasota High School tried to recruit girls from…

UN: Birth control, abortion, and sex ed key to economic success

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | A new UN report claims the world’s unprecedented 1.8 billion young people have the potential to propel growth and productivity in the developing world, but…

Oversexed education

Oversexed education

By Mary Jackson
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Lifestyle | Parental reaction spurs school district to pull controversial health text—at least for now

Promiscuity means big business for Planned Parenthood

Promiscuity means big business for Planned Parenthood

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Abortion | Planned Parenthood is at it again, ignoring facts and encouraging teens to embrace a lifestyle that comes with dangerous consequences.  Alex, one of the…

Girl Scouts versus right and wrong

By Alissa Robertson
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Culture | American families have trusted the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to teach their sons and daughters about leadership and service—but the Boy Scouts last week…

 
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