For most of these teens, the Pride Center is the only place they can ask these questions. My own relationship at the time was affected by an overwhelming hesitation partially from not being ready to move forward, but mostly a result of my own ignorance and fear of the unknown. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.
Fewer West Michigan schoolchildren may receive abstinence-only sex-education instruction because of a possible change in federal funding. This kind of struggle is playing out in communities across the country. NPR reached out to several members of CAST multiple times over a period of months, but no one from the group agreed to be interviewed.
Since then she has dyed it a deep brown. Outraged parents started showing up at public hearings to protest, forming long lines to speak in front of the school board and sex ed advisory board. Free access to breaking news is sponsored by Dorsett Automotive.
People should know that. I got a lot out of it.
Typically, the programs supplement in-class instruction. Jean has also been a research adviser and panel member in a number of psychology and special education paper presentations. As for comprehensive sex education, other pertinent topics such as sexual orientation, abortion, human development, masturbation, and relationships are discussed.
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Robinson is a high school senior in Allendale, Mich. In a separate question, The Pregnancy Resource Center uses donations from individuals, churches, foundations to provide its Willing to Wait abstinence-only message to about 5, middle and high school students throughout Kent County each year.
The Lakeshore Pregnancy Center hasn't received federal funding in more than a year, a spokeswoman said. Other types of contraception are not discussed. The focal point of Robinson's room is a massive, flat-screen TV, where she spends hours each day playing video games.