Although strong policies provide important backing for schools’ decisions about curricula, they do not automatically translate into implementation at the classroom level.
Alaska lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would bar Planned Parenthood outreach programs from teaching sex education in public schools and allow parents to opt their children out of sex education classes and standardized testing.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new set of recommendations encouraging schools, parents, and communities to focus on destigmatizing condoms and making them more available to teenagers. What was once a radical idea is quickly becoming normalized.
The Tulsa school board voted Tuesday to institute a pilot sex education program in eight schools this year. This is believed to be the first time the district has addressed the topic of sex during the school year.
There’s only so much a biology class could teach me about sexuality, and it didn’t tell me about sexual urges, attraction, or needs.
Las Vegas Review Journal contributor Sherman Frederick penned a column claiming that state legislators are pushing a new bill seeking to bolster sex education in Nevada because they believe “Nevada girls are easy.”
Reducing STD rates takes education. Our youth have questions. We need to answer them.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
A look at how chlamydia rates are up, especially in women, how Chicago Public Schools may start sex education in kindergarten, and why “not tonight, honey, I have a headache” may not be a wise excuse for some.
The Superbowl ads that set the sex education world all-a-twitter this year are pretty obvious and I am not the first to call them out.