TITLE

Abstinence-Only Funds Ignite Debate

AUTHOR(S)
Miners, Zach
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
District Administration;Feb2008, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several issues related to abstinence-only sex education programs in U.S. public schools. It is reported that U.S. president George W. Bush has responded to the visibility of teenage pregnancy in popular culture in 2007 by actively promoting abstinence-only education. Statistics regarding the number of U.S. states that teach abstinence-only sex education courses are provided. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards comments on the importance of teaching contraception.
ACCESSION #
28772768

 

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