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HS lec15 - Sexuality Education Issues 0. Does teaching kids...

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Sexuality Education Issues 0. Does teaching kids about contraception and condoms encourage risky sexual behavior? 1. Do Americans support teaching teenagers about both abstinence and contraception? Sex Ed Programs 0. Comprehensive 0. Programs that teach both contraception and abstinence as options and discuss responsibility 1. 20% of public schools 2. 36 % believe in this type 1. Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage 3. Programs that teach abstinence as the only method of birth control 4. 30% of public schools 5. 15% believe in this type 2. Abstinence-Plus 6. Programs that teach abstinence as the preferred option, but allow for contraception to be discussed 7. 47% of public schools 8. 46% believe in this type Who Decides What Gets Taught? 2. Federal Policies 3. State Policies 4. Local Policies Federal Policies 5. 1981 – Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) 0. Provides funding for the teaching of abstinence as the only option for teenagers 1. 1993 – AFLA programs have to exclude religious references
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