Skip to comments.Springfield (MA) school condom policy to be discussed
Posted on 05/29/2012 2:24:22 PM PDT by matt04
The School Departments new policy on making condoms available to students ages 12 or over will be subject to discussion at a public hearing Wednesday at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The event, scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will be held in the Mass Mutual Gallery Room, 1150 West Columbus Ave.
Azell Cavaan, school spokeswoman, said all parents with children in the citys public school system are invited to attend.
The event is being held to get input from people on how the policy will be implemented, Cavaan said.
The event is being co-sponsored by the citys Health and Human Services Department.
The School Committee, by a 4-3 vote, approved a policy in April providing students ages 12 and older with access to condoms as a way to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
School Committee members said it was a very difficult vote, but those in favor said they believe it is in the best interest of the students safety and health, and enhances their opportunity to succeed by avoiding pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases from unprotected sex.
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The Greeks owe Socrates an apology.
Was being an Accessory to Statutory Rape discussed?
The only effective 100% certain way to not get pregnant or contract STDs is to not have sex. Though, I’m sure that’s too simple, and Liberals want to do things the roundabout way.
Hell, it’s worked for me. Aside from a few vitamin and mineral deficiencies, my blood is great and clean. And I don’t have any children.
Wanna know why, for any Liberals reading this? Because I keep it in my pants.
” The School Committee, by a 4-3 vote, approved a policy in April providing students ages 12 and older with access to condoms as a way to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. “
You sick, twisted reprobates! You are there to TEACH...not be parents!
” Was being an Accessory to Statutory Rape discussed? “
Children dying of asthma, however, will have their inhalers withheld by the nurse because the proper form was not filled out in triplicate and notarized by the clerk of the court.
Falmouth schools ,Cape Cod MA, has been in the condom distribution business for at least 18a years. Junior Hi students had to go to the school nurse to get them. Senior Hi students could use restroom dispensers.
Parents had NO say prior to policy nor after. First in the Commonealth. What a sad distinction.
I’ve been to Springfield.I’ve also been to Detroit.I cannot see one bit of difference between the two cities.
Never been to Detroit, but live near Springfield. From pictures are news reports if I had to choose a “better” place, it would be Springfield.
My sister also lives near Springfield and,not long ago,she experienced a pretty serious health issue and,as a result,I took her many times to appointments at Bay State Medical Center.What I saw was pretty grim indeed.And then there's Holyoke!
Springfield is one of the worst cities in Massachusetts - maybe the worst.
Been there more times than I would ever wish. Just horribly sad, depressing and dangerous town.