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sex education

Facts of Life

Jun 30, 2010 By Megan Giller -- DUPE

When my sixth-grade “little sister” asked me some tough questions, I had some of my own: How do you talk to teenagers about sex?

Let’s Talk About Sex

Mar 1, 2009 By Katy Vine

Ninety-four percent of Texas high school students receive abstinence-only education. More than half of these teens are losing their virginity. So what do the majority of Texans really want their kids to know about sex?