Impacts of Four Title V, Section 510 Abstinence Education Programs

http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/publications/PDFs/impactabstinence.pdf Comprehensive Sex

Education Might Reduce Teen Pregnancies, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/03/080319151225.htm The Media Project – Sex Ed 101

http://www.proyectoideas.jsi.com/Docs/The%20Media%20Project%20-%20Sex%20Ed%20101.pdf

Comprehensive Sex Education is More Effective at Stopping HIV Infection Spread

http://www.apa.org/releases/sexeducation.html

Point-by-Point Comparison of Comprehensive and Abstinence-Only Sex Education

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/rrr/definitions.htm

Teaching Abstinence as Part of Comprehensive Sex Education—A Lesson Plan for Educators

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/lessonplans/abstinence.htm

Talking Openly and Honestly with Teens About Sexuality—A Guide for Parents

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/parents/experts/mcgee.htm

Sexually-Transmitted Infections

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/youth/health/stis/index.htm

The SIECUS Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education K-12

http://www.siecus.org/pubs/guidelines/guidelines.pdf

Abstinence, Sex Education, and HIV Prevention

http://www.avert.org/abstinence.htm

Sex Education That Works—Averting HIV/AIDS

http://www.avert.org/sexedu.htm


 

 


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