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Baker County school board adopts abstinence-only sex ed program

By | 05.23.11 | 12:25 pm

Last week the Baker County school board unanimously voted to adopt a strict abstinence-only sex eduction program. The state-funded program will be a mandatory class for high school freshman in the county.

The school board had postponed voting on the program for two weeks “to give staff more time to ensure that it did not include any instruction on contraception.” According to The Baker County Press, the vote took place after “virtually no discussion.”

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