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Texas Sex Ed Textbooks Focus on Abstinence

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Texas Sex Ed Textbooks Focus on Abstinence

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Texas Sex Ed Textbooks Focus on Abstinence

Texas Sex Ed Textbooks Focus on Abstinence

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In Texas, which has one of the highest teen birth rates in the nation, education officials have called on publishers to emphasize abstinence in new high school health textbooks for next year. But a debate has erupted over whether the books should also address condoms and other forms of contraception. Janet Heimlich reports.

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