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DOE will maintain sex-education policy

By Christine Donnelly

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 17, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii law mandates that public schools provide medically accurate, age-appropriate, abstinence-based sex education -- and that won't change with the adoption of the marriage equality law.</p>
<p>The state Department of Education has followed Board of Education Policy 2110 since 1995, requiring the promotion of abstinence for the prevention of pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.</p>
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Hawaii law mandates that public schools provide medically accurate, age-appropriate, abstinence-based sex education -- and that won't change with the adoption of the marriage equality law.

The state Department of Education has followed Board of Education Policy 2110 since 1995, requiring the promotion of abstinence for the prevention of pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Login for more...



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