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Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Let's Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Misha Rekhter and Raiha Zainab

October 25, 2018

This past June, Indiana legislators passed Senate Enrolled Act 65, a law that requires schools to seek written consent from a parent or guardian before providing lessons on human sexuality in addition to Indiana’s abstinence-only curriculum. Over the years, sexual education has been a controversia...

Learning the Hard Way: Teen pregnancy, STI rates significantly higher in conservative states due to inadequate sex education

Learning the Hard Way: Teen pregnancy, STI rates significantly higher  in conservative states due to inadequate sex education

Mary Salzmann, News Editor

April 20, 2017

Indiana law requires teachers to teach abstinence in sex education, but prohibits teaching students about the risks and preventative measures associated with sex. However, mountains of evidence show students would be safer, healthier and no more likely to engage in sex if comprehensive sex education was taught. ...