Abstinence education at a crossroads

Abstinence education at a crossroads

There are 1 comment on the Chicago Tribune story from Jul 25, 2007, titled Abstinence education at a crossroads. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

When Jami Waite graduated from high school this year in this Northeast Texas town, her parents sat damp-eyed in the metal bleachers of Bobcat Stadium, proud in every way possible.

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No Name

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Jul 25, 2007
The methodology of the main study mentioned was poor, almost designed to provide a negative result. The programs monitored were designed for quite young children and didn't provide for continuing reinforcement of the abstinence message.

A valid study would include programs that targeted students at the ages when young people are most likely to become sexually active and that provide a continuing reinforcement of the message.

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