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Christian Movement Seeks Abstinence-Based Alternative to Sex Education in NYC Schools A new mandate that will require New York public middle and high schools to implement sex education classes providing graphic details and descriptions of various sexual acts has the Christian movement "True Love Waits" calling for an abstinence alternative ... 11/3/2011 - 10:14 am | View Link
Does Graphic NYC Sex Ed Curriculum Program Infringe on Parental Rights? The Times reports that a sex education mandate was passed by the city in the 1980s but was ... The majority (87 percent) of public and private high schools taught abstinence as the best way to avoid pregnancy and diseases but 66 percent of high schools ... 10/23/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Princeton professor's arguments about NYC sex education are obsolete George and Moschella oppose the new mandate for sex education in New York City public middle and high schools, which began this year as part of a initiative to improve the lives of black and Latino students in the district. They believe that the mandate ... 10/23/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
NYC Sex Education To Be Mandated In Public Schools NEW YORK -- Mandatory sex-education classes are returning to New York City public schools for the first time in nearly two decades. The curriculum includes lessons on how to use a condom and the appropriate age for sexual activity. The new mandate calls ... 10/9/2011 - 10:12 pm | View Link
How HIV-Positive Women Drove a Grassroots Campaign for NYC’s Sex-Ed Mandate Earlier this week, New York City announced that all public middle and high schools must provide a semester of sex education in 6th or 7th grade ... will be put in place to ensure compliance with the mandate, and how will the city monitor the content ... 08/12/2011 - 12:40 am | View Link
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Reflecting the timeworn tactic of aggrieved parents of little children everywhere, some San Francisco Democrats are calling on BART board Director James Fang to say he's sorry. And to never, ever, do it again.
What's the behavior in question? No, not throwing his food or hitting his little sister.
Fang - the only elected Republican in all of San Francisco - got a somewhat surprising boost by the Democratic County Central Committee last month when it voted "no endorsement" in his race to keep his seat and fend off his challenger, Democrat Nick Josefowitz.
San Ramon's been booming for years. Now it's bracing for a possible influx of more than 100,000 bodies.
Dead ones, that is.
Contra Costa County's planning commission is expected to decide this fall on a developer's plan to build a 220-acre cemetery in a rugged, agricultural patch of Tassajara Valley. The developer says the cemetery is badly needed to accommodate the ever-increasing Tri-Valley population, while opponents say it's a water-hogging development in one of the driest parts of the Bay Area and is culturally insensitive, to boot.