Abstinence-only is the Choice for Many Mississippi Schools
- Abstinence-only is the Choice for Many Mississippi Schools. // Capitol Ideas;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p7
The article reports on the decision by 81 school districts in Mississippi to adopt the abstenence-only approach for the 2012-2013 school year under a state law requiring school districts to teach sex education.
- Sexual rights: How does your state rate? // Glamour;Jul93, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p49
Presents a map showing different states rated according to their legislation on sex concerns. Grades given by the Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS); Topics used as basis.
- Abstinence bills gaining popularity and momentum. Lindsay, Drew // Education Week;5/3/95, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p17
Reports on the popularity of legislation in teaching about abstinence in sex instead of safe sex in the United States. Introduction of abstinence bill in 12 states; Call for a statewide media campaign to support the abstinence message; Teenage pregnancy as a factor in the change in sex...
- Wis. Official Threatens Prosecution Over Lessons on Sex Education. // Education Week;4/21/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p4
The article discusses a letter sent by Juneau County District Attorney Scott Southworth to area school districts warning of prosecution for contributing to the delinquency of a minor if they teach students how to put on condoms or take birth control pills, as required by law of state sex...
- Bill would require parental notification for school discussions of 'sexual orientation issues'. Jacobs, Ethan // Bay Windows;2/12/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p3
The article reports on the bill that would expand the parental notification law on sex education in Massachusetts filed by House Minority Leader Bradley Jones.
- Straightening Out Who Said What on Bias. Bailey, Susan // Education Week;2/2/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 19, p20
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "States Draft Laws Against Sex Bias in Education," published in the January 19, 1983 issue.
- NEWSBRIEF: NEW JERSEY. // Advocate;4/20/93, Issue 627, p24
Reports on the legislative bill which requires New Jersey state-mandated sex education courses to stress sexual abstinence as the only completely reliable means of preventing the transmission of HIV.
- Louisiana lawmaker loses sexuality education fight. // Contemporary Sexuality;Jul2010, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p9
The article states that Louisiana's Democratic state representative Pat Smith introduced a legislative bill that would provide a more comprehensive sex education program in public schools' grades 4-12 and that it was defeated by a vote of 67-23.
- State House bill aims to promote sex education. Sosin, Kate // Windy City Times;12/21/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p11
The article reports on the House Bill 3027 being promoted by U.S. State Representative (Rep.) Kelly Cassidy, which requires schools to teach comprehensive sex education in grades 6-12.