It distresses me that anti-choice politics could threaten my relationship with at-risk middle school students.
My daughter could only get extra credit if she attended an abstinence-only-until-marriage program. And despite dozens of my phone calls, the school board doesn’t care.
Young mothers who struggle to stay in school need more support and resources to continue their education.
Menstruation is perhaps one of the most ordinary individual female experiences but, in sub-Saharan Africa, the experience often impacts society as a whole negatively due to the absence of clean water, sanitation, and products to cope with menstrual flow.
While Will Okun — and a lot of other well-meaning folks — see young motherhood as “tragic” and “irresponsible,” for working-class teenage mothers it is often a considerable accomplishment.
The Portland School Committee voted 7-2 on Wednesday night to allow the health clinic at King Middle School to provide prescription birth control to students.
In our “Back to School” series, our correspondents analyze the future of sexuality education funding, look at the effects of federal abstinence-only policies in the states, and tell true-life tales of the sex ed classroom. It's all right here.
Iowa must mesh its state sexuality education guidelines with federal mandates.
In Missouri, the only sex education allowed is the inaccurate information that follows federal government guidelines.
The most effective sexuality education curricula in Illinois get no federal or state funding.