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June 8, 2014 9:00 PM

Fair: Potential effects of SC sex-ed bill not at all clear

South Carolina’s Comprehensive Health Act became law approximately 25 years ago and requires the schools to teach sex education that stresses abstinence and family planning. The teachers frankly have an impossible mandate, but they do an extraordinary job. The incidence of teen pregnancy continues to decline in the state but not nearly fast enough.

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