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Sex Ed Mandatory in Hawaii Schools After Years of Misinformation
RH Reality Check
After years of controversy, sex education will now be mandatory in Hawaii schools just as data suggests recent efforts to improve sex ed have worked to reduce teen pregnancy and abortion rates. (Shutterstock). The Hawaii Board of Education voted on

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Raw Story

Teen pregnancies — and abortions — plummeted after Hawaii ditched
Raw Story
Health and education experts aren't sure exactly why those rates dropped so sharply, but they noted the declines came as Hawaii moved to evidence-based sex education in 2010 and since 2013 has allowed girls as young as 14 access to emergency …
Hawaii's abortion drop coincides with sex education changesSunHerald.com

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Daily Mail

Teen's honest sex education quiz answers earn her a suspension and online fame
Daily Mail
If every teenager shared the knowledge imparted by one confident 14-year-old girl during her sex ed class, unplanned teen pregnancy would practically be a non-issue. A newly-surfaced image shows a series of brutally-honest and hilarious answers given

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NOLA.com

New Orleans public schools sex education would include contraception, STD
NOLA.com
The first bill (HB 359) would require Orleans Parish public schools to teach sex education that includes information about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases, something that is currently prohibited. The second piece of legislation (HB 326
Mandatory sex education bill for New Orleans clears House panelThe New Orleans Advocate
Middle school, high school students could soon have sex education in New SunHerald.com

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Fresno Bee

Sex education quietly disappears from Fresno Unified schools
Fresno Bee
There doesn't seem to be a sense of urgency or concern among administrators to kick-start a sex education program, they say. That's concerning, since Fresno County still has some of the state's highest rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted …
Fresno Unified Dropped Sex Ed, May Reinstate ItBreitbart News

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