TITLE

Program Promoting Sexual Abstinence Gets Resurrected

AUTHOR(S)
Robelen, Erik W.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Education Week;4/7/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the inclusion of an abstinence-only approach to sex education in the U.S. health care legislation. According to the article, the health-care law provides millions of dollars to promote more comprehensive approaches to sex education regarding both abstinence and the use of contraceptives to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. The federal aid criteria for a State Abstinence Education program and a Personal Responsibility Education program is given.
ACCESSION #
50314649

 

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