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Not So Fast
AIA-FL Blog ^ | April 5, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline

Posted on 04/05/2010 7:15:53 AM PDT by bs9021

Not So Fast

Malcolm A. Kline, April 5, 2010

Recently we reported that the health care bill made funding available for abstinence education. Well, apparently, the feds are looking for something more “comprehensive” to bankroll.

“Today the Office of Adolescent Health released a funding announcement for the $75 million in competitive grants to be awarded to ‘evidenced based’ programs under the new Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program,” the National Abstinence Education Association reported Friday, April 02, 2010. “NAEA reviewed the announcement and provides a summary here.”

“The announcement makes clear that all grantees must select from a specific list of curricula in order to qualify for this funding. Not a single abstinence-centered curriculum is included in the list, verifying NAEA’s concern over the lack of priority given to risk avoidance in the new funding stream.”

Some of the model programs identified by NAEA that the government recommends include:...

(Excerpt) Read more at academia.org ...


TOPICS: Education; Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: abstinence; education; obama; sexed

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