Abstinence Education Growing in Popularity

Coles, Adrienne D.
October 2000
Education Week;10/04/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p5
Highlights studies which found a vast majority of public school students in the United States being taught some form of sex education, but that a growing number of schools are focusing on sexual abstinence rather than contraception. Topics being discussed in sex education classes; Factors driving pressure to teach abstinence as the central component of sex education; Increased attention paid to sex education.


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