While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
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March 27, 2015
March 12, 2015
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said the amendment offered by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., would bolster the U.S. Department of Education's role as "a National School Board."
February 25, 2015
The court filing comes as some LGBT student advocates insist schools need clearer guidance on their obligations to transgender students under federal civil rights laws.
February 19, 2015
When it comes to sex education, there's a huge difference between requiring schools to seek parental consent for all students and allowing some parents to opt their students out, advocates say.
February 11, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has said that Title IX protects students from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, but advocates say a more specific federal law is necessary to provide certainty of students' legal rights.
January 07, 2015
Teens overestimate how often their peers participate in risky sexual and drug-related behaviors, and those misperceptions may cause them to adjust their own behaviors, a study found.
November 19, 2014
The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
August 04, 2014
Please join us in a Twitter chat Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET to discuss your strategies for supporting LGBT students and the barriers you face.
July 18, 2014
Alabama's law requires that sex education classes emphasize that homosexual conduct "is a criminal offense under the laws of the state."
April 25, 2014
The Future of Sex Education Initiative has proposed teacher preparation standards for sex education that would help health teachers navigate content, ethical challenges, and legal concerns.