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Sex Education in North Carolina


Sex Education in North Carolina The North Carolina legislature has recently passed a bill allowing for comprehensive sex education in our state's schools. For over a decade, "abstinence until marriage" was the only form of sex-ed in our region. We'll explore what exactly is taught in sex-ed and how this new legislation will change what is taught in our schools. We'll try to understand how our kids learn about the birds and the bees. GuestsJere Royall - Director of Community Impact and Counsel, NC Family Policy Council Deann Butler - Field Organizer, NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina David Gardner - Section Chief for Healthy Schools, NC Dept. of Public Instruction Charlotte Observer | Sex ed to include more than abstinence Click here to add and read comments