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