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Does NC Sex Education Go Far Enough?

BY JENNIFER BRICK I pulled a student into the hallway while her classmates read silently. At the beginning of the year, she had been sweet, receptive, and hard-working. More recently, she was combative and lashing out. “So,” I asked her, “what’s changed?” Tears started. She had begun having sex, her mother found out, gave her a “whooping,” and took away her daughter’s condoms. That didn’t stop this student’s sexual activity but, she said, she was being careful. Each time she had sex -- once every few weeks -- she would take the morning-after pill. I was more flabbergasted by her … [Read More...]