Teen Sex Ed

N.Y. State Suggests HIV Tests For 13-Year-Olds, Sex Ed In Elementary School

One in four adolescents is likely to acquire a sexually transmitted disease, according to the first ever Youth Sexual Health Plan released by New York State.


Members of the NYC Parents' Choice Coalition argue the city's program assumes students will be sexually active. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents’ Group Wants ‘Equal Billing’ For Abstinence Programs In New NYC Sex Education Curriculum

NYC Parents’ Choice Coalition charges that the lessons are racy, not age-appropriate and don’t do enough to teach abstinence.


Classroom (File - credit: CBS 2)

Activists Demand ‘Abstinence Only’ Be Option In NYC Sex-Ed Curriculum

“Just don’t do it” — that’s the heart of the abstinence message and it’s one activists want city schools to send loud and clear.


Classroom (File - credit: CBS 2)

Mandatory Sex-Ed Classes Returning To New York City Public Schools

After 20 years, mandatory sex education is back in New York City public schools. Starting in the spring, kids as young as 11 will be learning about the birds and bees, even how to use condoms.