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Refusing Other Federal Health Care Aid, Florida Welcomes Abstinence-Only Cash

| August 9, 2011

Florida has been against taking federal health care money until being for it–as long as it sustains abstinence-only sex classes.

At Public Forum on Sex Education, Passionate Opinions and Reprimands, But No Consensus

| April 8, 2011

Some 40 people spoke out of the 100 who showed up at the school district’s forum on what direction sex education should take. The disappointing turnout underscored the board’s point–that parents are uninvolved, making the district’s role more vital.

Flagler Sex Survey: Most Students and Parents OK Better Sex-Ed and Condoms in Schools

| March 25, 2011

Preliminary results from the broadest sex survey every conducted in Flagler schools point to sexual activity among 30 percent of middle school,teens and broad approval for more than abstinence-only education.

Get Some: Sex Ed Survey Now Open to Flagler Parents; Student Survey March 23 and 24

| March 22, 2011

Parents with children in school and residents without children are invited to take the Flagler school district’s sex education survey to guide school board policy. Middle and high school students take the survey March 23 and 24.

Sex-Ed in Flagler: School District Prepares to Move Away from Abstinence Only

| March 14, 2011

Flagler’s sex-ed curriculum is abstinence only. But it’s barely taught and it appears not to address rising STD rates, though Flagler’s teen-pregnancy rate is lower than that of Florida or the United States. School board members are exploring a change.

Speaking of Sex In (and Out of) Flagler Schools: Butterfly Project Shows Adults How It’s Done

| July 26, 2010

Teens educating teens about sex, the pitfalls of young romance, and the eternity of sexually transmitted diseases, while the school district explores how to go beyond abstinence only.

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