One-third of all sex education teachers in Illinois are not providing comprehensive instruction, according to a new study.
The survey by researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center appears in the February 2008 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology (here’s the abstract). Among the findings: 30 percent of the state’s sex-education teachers had never received sex-education training. The national average is 18 percent.
“For this study, we set the bar for comprehensiveness fairly low relative to what most medical and public … Read