GAO Opinion Renews Debate on Abstinence-Only Programs

Samuels, Christina A.
November 2006
Education Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p7
The article focuses on the debate over the discussion of condom use and contraception in abstinence education programs in U.S. schools. Under U.S. federal law, recipients of federal grants to promote abstinence-until-marriage sex education must include medically accurate information about condoms. The U.S. Department of Health and Human services, which provides sexual-abstinence grants under its Administration for Children and Families, disagreed with the opinion.


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