Faith, Hope, & Chastity

Vine, Katy
May 2008
Texas Monthly;May2008, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p134
The article focuses on the issue of teenage pregnancy and sex education in Texas. The state ranks number one in teenage births, which cost taxpayers at least $1 billion a year. To confront these challenges, Texas has become a leader in abstinence education. The Texas Education Code, written by the Legislature, fists directives with regard to sex education. One states that in the classroom, abstinence must be given more attention than any other approach.


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