Sex Ed programming aimed at reducing teen pregnancy will receive Fed funds

The administration reported this week that it will fund more than $114 million to programs that have proven to reduce teen pregnancy.

In fact, the program model was designed by a teaching veteran who began researching Carrera started a number of after-school programs that were sponsored by New York City’s Children’s Aid Society and has developed “evidence-based research” that connects teen sexuality education, adolescent development and the incidence of teen pregnancy.

The study followed teens through four years of high-risk high school behavior and at its conclusion 10% of the study girls had become pregnant vs.  22% of the control group.

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