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Texas Textbook Adoption Sparks Clash over Abstinence

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Texas Textbook Adoption Sparks Clash over Abstinence

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Texas Textbook Adoption Sparks Clash over Abstinence

Texas Textbook Adoption Sparks Clash over Abstinence

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The Texas Board of Education is likely to approve four textbooks on health that teach abstinence from sex without mentioning the benefits of condoms and other contraceptives. Texas buys so many textbooks, the state's version often becomes the national norm. Hear NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty.