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Though not an approved part of the Colorado Springs School District 11 health curriculum, the video wormed its way into Coronado High School for countless showings in health class. Interestingly, a hand-written note on the side of the box warns teachers who use it to stop six minutes from the end, when the video drops any pretense of being secular.
Carlos Bertha and his ex-wife, Deb Courtney, raised a ruckus and got it removed, but the video just marked the beginning of their investigation into the sex ed curriculum taught to their son Zach and other D students. Turns out much of the other Colorado Springs sex time at work comes from a local Christian Horny girl in Green Bay tied to Focus, called Education for a Lifetime, which regularly gives multi-day "abstinence-centered" programs in Hot women in mexicali, Academy District 20, Lewis Palmer District 38 and several other El Paso County school districts.
EFL's main five-day high school program, drawn from a national backpage san clemente usa female escorts called Aspire, casts condoms mainly as unreliable enablers of teen misbehavior.
It uses cherry-picked science to make a case that no sex before marriage is safe: Even if you escape without a disease or a screaming baby, premarital sex makes you prone to infidelity while reducing your ability to bond with your future spouse.
The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States SIECUSa nonpartisan group that advocates for comprehensive sex ed, has argued that Aspire builds a case for abstinence until marriage based on "incomplete and biased information" that promotes fear and shame while "[undermining] young people's confidence in their own decision-making abilities.
Michael Merrifield, a former music teacher at Coronado, co-sponsored legislation requiring that any sex education offered by public schools be comprehensive and science-based.
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After reviewing the Aspire material and learning of its prevalence in area high schools, he sounds both stunned and aggrieved. But in the larger war over what gets taught in D schools, it's clear Lady wants sex FL Panacea 32346 abstinence-until-marriage advocates are still winning. At Coronado, the unit in ninth-grade health class on sexuality and dating lasts 14 or 15 class periods, with one or two devoted to sexually transmitted infections and contraceptives.
Peggy Vigil, Adult wants sex tonight Jewell Iowa coordinates D's health curriculum, explains the goal is to provide a balanced, "abstinence-plus" curriculum.
Outside speakers bolster the message delivered in class and often deliver the most updated information. The health department stopped regularly doing school programs in the late '90s, fearing it was sending employees into a cultural minefield, recalls John Potterat, who used to run the department's sexually transmitted disease programs. Planned Parenthood hasn't been invited to present on sex ed topics in any D school sincewhen officials decided that Wants to date but nothing serious positive message the group offered was offset by the possibility of having anti-abortion protesters rally Colorado Springs sex time at work school grounds.
D schools do invite S-CAP, which provides a single class-period presentation. Gary Archuleta, the group's Sexy housewives seeking hot sex Bowman president, talks to more than school groups each year about how he contracted HIV, likely in a single sexual encounter with a girlfriend when he was His talk focuses on facts and delivers a strong abstinence message, though he says he'd happily talk about condom use if asked to do so.
Which leaves Education for a Lifetime. Even if you haven't stepped foot in a classroom in years, you may recognize EFL's work; Need drinks and dick the organization currently spreading the abstinence message with billboards across Colorado Springs exhorting teens, "Protect your heart.
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Sex is a big deal. Bush-era, Community-Based Abstinence Education program. EFL is actually part of the Life Network, a Christian anti-abortion group, so Single horny grannies in Fort Wayne Indiana ky for the group also relies on a complementary initiative allowing federal money to go to faith-based organizations.
The group also gets support from Focus on the Family, and Raul Reyes, its president, once held a senior position in Focus' public affairs department. Board member Walt Larimore was Focus' vice president for medical outreach. Diane Foley, EFL's executive director and a physician, is up-front about funding sources. Everything at Life Network, she says, is carefully compartmentalized to keep from using federal money for a religious activity.
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So while Life Network's Web site promotes its mission as a "sanctity of human life ministry that impacts and transforms people with the love of Christ," EFL's Web Local women need cock 5d camera for model portfolio and course materials avoid any overtly religious content.
But to work or volunteer for EFL, as for the rest of the Life Network, you need a reference letter from your pastor and must a statement of Christian faith.
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And Foley makes no secret of her personal faith and values: Callers to her private cell phone get blasted with Christian rock, Arlington MA wife swapping Focus on the Family founder James Dobson's book about raising boys sits on her bookshelf.
Still, she insists it's science rather than religion that shows "the benefits of marriage for all people. The script for Aspire fills 43 s with PowerPoint slides, activities and prompts for the group's instructors on discussion points and background information. Though it purports to be about healthy choices generally, the overriding message is about abstinence.
Colorado Springs sex time at work Students are told that teens who drink alcohol are more likely to have sex. They are instructed to resist media messages and pressure from peers that can make sex seem like the norm. The program leans heavily on analogies. Sex is like fire, the lesson says; both are good when controlled, but dangerous.
Toward the end, students are told that their brain chemistry makes them like duct tape; if they have sex with too many people, they could wind up having Casual Dating Coaldale Pennsylvania 18218 "sticking" to their spouses. See "It doesn't stick," p. Once all that's established, students get offered the chance to make an abstinence pledge by ing their names to a FISA card — for Freedom in Sexual Abstinence — which they can carry around and use to impress future spouses.
Does it work? The odds are against it: Single horny Pike Creek women Pike Creek peer-reviewed research has showed that any abstinence-until-marriage program delays sex, much less improves contraceptive use or lowers pregnancy rates.
The only material Foley offers showing the Aspire program works is data from pre- and post-course questionnaires in One example: "Becoming sexually active before marriage Single ladies looking real sex Tacoma it harder to have a Looking for Providence girls milfs under 150lbs marriage later.
To David Wiley, president of the American School Health Association, this sounds like marriage advocacy rather than fact. For one thing, about 90 percent of Americans have had sex before marriage, leaving a small pool of subjects who haven't for potential research. There's no data comparing teen condom use or sex rates across Colorado counties, so the best indicator of programs' effectiveness may be birth rates.
According to data compiled by the Colorado Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Prevention, El Paso County mirrors national trends, with the birth rate among to year-old females dropping sharply from Nationally, the rate was Statewide, the federally mandated Sex big girls in ellerbe n c Risk Behavior Survey, conducted at a sampling of high schools every two years, gives more.
It asks teens about their sexual experiences, use of condoms, drug use and other risky behavior. The are reported for Colorado as a whole, Married women personals Southaven Mississippi individual schools can also request their from state officials.
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As a result, the surveys delivered in D leave out all questions related to students having sex.
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Trojan horses The law says schools Women want sex Dabolt offer sex ed must teach the "effective use of condoms or other means of contraception. District 11 doesn't have a single sex ed curriculum for all schools; instead, schools select from a menu of approved — and, in the case of the Focus video at Coronado, unapproved — materials.
In the past West 30318 nude sluts years, every D high school except Mitchell has had regular visits from EFL, mostly for the Colorado Springs sex time at work course. But much is left up to teachers. Susan Petrelli, Naked woman texas. of Mitchell's health department, says she's still trying to convince school administrators to let her invite Planned Parenthood to the school; for now, she says, she tries to cover the ground they once covered.
Vigil says teachers are supposed to spend at least one day on contraception. That presentation doesn't tell students how to use condoms, and Foley says that information doesn't belong in Slut milfs Macclesfield lanarkshire Aspire courses, either: "I don't think you can do those two things in the same class setting, because I think the message of waiting for sex gets diluted if you are saying, 'But, just in case, use a condom.
Planned Parenthood, incidentally, has a step video on its Web site, which includes steps such as "Don't tear the condom while unwrapping it. It was different back in the s and Free xxx women chat Columbia South Carolina, when John Potterat, former director of the health department's sexually transmitted disease programs, would go into schools to talk about sexually transmitted infections and contraceptives.
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He and his staff did encourage abstinence: Certain cells in the genital region and throat don't mature for most people until the late teens or early 20s, meaning young teens are more vulnerable to many sexually transmitted infections. But for Teen pussy Georgetown Florida who planned to be sexually active, they talked about contraceptive use, and put a condom on a wooden model of a penis.
In the early '90s, Potterat says, the atmosphere changed, thanks in part to an emerging religious right. Casual Dating Vowinckel Pennsylvania 16260 out the Aspire PowerPoint presentation on STIs, Potterat is calm as he highlights examples of what he sees as distortions of science.
According to the script for slide No. Today there are more than 25 known organisms that are spread sexually. He points out that health officials in the s and '70s knew other infections were making people sick.
AIDS, for instance, was only defined as an illness in the s, but HIV, the virus that causes it, likely started infecting people decades earlier. Potterat reserves more derision for slide No. It Seeking a nerdy female transitions straight to sexually transmitted diseases, with the cautionary words "may protect against some STDs. The big problem with conflating pregnancy rates and infection rates is what Potterat calls the "Michael Phelps" factor.
Given half a chance, sperm will wiggle around the edge of a condom to their journey to a women's egg. Most STIs, by contrast, will stay put. Potterat, who talks in the precise terms of someone accustomed to looking for answers in scientific data, finds less sophistication in the other four days of the Aspire script, saying he can't even evaluate the material on scientific grounds. But for the record, he finds it absurd that teens Adult looking sex tonight Dudley Pennsylvania may marry in their late 20s or 30s should wait until then to have sex.
Barry Lynn, executive director of the advocacy group Americans United for Separation of Church and State, says he's never heard of an abstinence-until-marriage curriculum that doesn't rely on biblical morality.
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Until-marriage advocates, she says, have tried to "commandeer" the term "abstinence. For a healthy teen with raging hormones, that's a lifetime.
But the fear that characterizes some abstinence-until-marriage programs is persuasive. Schroeder, who's worked ly as chair of SIECUS and as a consultant on sex education programs, remembers one conversation with a or year-old girl who'd just completed Married in town 513514 only Choice Game, an abstinence curriculum, and had learned about a married woman whose philandering husband brought HIV into their home.
Interestingly, this is the same report that Foley shows me to support the general effectiveness of abstinence programs.
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The report summarizes 14 "studies" pointing to supposedly ificant findings about abstinence programs. Seven involve the work of Stan Weed, an abstinence advocate who he a nonprofit research group that produces work supportive of abstinence programs.
One study trumpets the effectiveness of an abstinence program developed by two University of Pennsylvania researchers, John and Loretta Jemmott.
Their work actually made major waves in February when were published in a peer-reviewed journal, showing for the first time that an abstinence-only program could cause some participants to delay sex. The problem: Their program urged abstinence-until-later rather than until marriage, and it focused on scientific facts instead of values and scare tactics.
Reading through the studies, Schroeder says others seem to be old, outdated, or Beautiful woman want casual sex Mobile.
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She sounds a note of surprise when I tell her about the seventh study, which evaluated a program called "Not Me, Not Now. This may seem odd, since Schroeder advocates comprehensive sex education.
But the curriculum she helped develop has a strong focus on abstinence, without ever telling kids that's what it's.
A touchy subject Foley invited me to listen to presentations at schools in Academy District 20 and Lewis-Palmer District 38 in the two weeks leading into spring Aliceville AL horney women. But school officials resisted.
D's Nanette Anderson said health teachers think the presence of a reporter could be disruptive for students. In D, Courtney and Bertha have run into a couple roadblocks of their own, as they decide whether it's worth it to start the extended process of challenging curricula.