Washington Times: Comprehensive Sex Education Doesn’t Work

“Evaluating what matters”

The Washington Times (November 27, 2009)

In the weeks ahead Congress will prepare to vote sweeping changes to federal funding for sex education. Unfortunately, most legislators will base this important decision on the popular belief that “comprehensive” sex education (CSE) is “evidence-based” – that it “works” to increase teen condom use, reduce teen pregnancies and STDs and foster abstinence. The popular belief is wrong… READ FULL ARTICLE