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Alabama
Contact: Allison Neal
Staff Attorney
ACLU of Alabama
Montgomery
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/AL.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Birmingham News Reports that Teen Pregnancy rates in AL are Declining and “Mentoring Matters” in Troy (10/5/06)

Baldwin County School Officials Stop Condom Distribution (8/18/06)

Decisions for Health in Greenville News (7/5/06)


Alaska
Contact: Michael W. Macleod-Ball
Executive Director
ACLU of Alaska
Anchorage
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/AK.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States

Blog Entries: Kodiak Mirror Article about Teen Pregnancy Rates Rising After Cuts to Sex Ed Program (1/12/07)

Abstinence Rally (8/10/06)


Arizona
Contact: Alessandra Soler Meetze
Executive Director
ACLU of Arizona
Phoenix
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/AZ.html

Blog Entries: Flagstaff School District Sex Ed Curriculum Meetings have Low Turnout, Kyrene Update, “The Silver Ring Thing” in Yuma and Data on Teen Pregnancy in AZ (10/5/06)

Kyrene Elementary School Curriculum (8/31/06)

Kyrene Elementary School Curriculum (8/18/06)

Abstinence-Plus Sex Education in Flagstaff Unified School District (7/13/06)

Sex-Ed Controversy in Tempe (7/10/06)

Arizona Republic Letters-to-the-Editor about Tempe Sex Ed (7/5/06)

Arizona Group that Uses Dance to Promote Abstinence Travels to Kampala, Uganda (6/21/06)


Arkansas
Contact: Rita Sklar
Executive Director
ACLU of Arkansas
Little Rock
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/AR.html

Blog Entry: Earl School District Receives Ab-Only Money (10/1/07)

“Choosing the Best” Curriculum in Watson Chapel School District (1/12/07)


California
Contact: Rebecca A. Rauber
Communications Director
ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties
San Diego
619-232-2121
rrauber@aclusandiego.org Contact: Maggie Crosby
Staff Attorney
San Francisco
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/CA.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: STDs Occurring Amongst CA’s Youth (10/23/07)

Survey Shows That Overwhelming Majority of California Parents Support Comprehensive Sex Ed (5/29/07)

Oakland Teens Put Together Movie On Contraceptives (2/14/07)

LA Daily News Article about “Positively Waiting” and the ACLU (1/3/07)

Teen Pregnancy in California and Cultural Identity Poll (8/10/06)

Article About Los Angeles School District Offering the HPV Vaccine (7/24/06)

Article About Teen Births in San Joaquin County (7/17/06)

“Making a Difference” in Selma (6/22/06)

San Francisco Program Gives Sex Ed Info Through Text Messages (6/2/06)

Diablo Article on Sex Ed (5/16/06)


Colorado
Contact: Rachel Chaparro
Education & Development Coordinator
ACLU of Colorado
Denver
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/CO.html

Blog Entry: Denver Taskforce Recommends School Health Centers Address Reproductive Health (10/31/07)

St. Vrain Valley School District See First Hand What Students Learn in Sex Ed (9/10/07)

Op-Ed From Daily Athenaeum About Teaching Contraception (2/14/07)

New Health Clinic For Teens in Longmont (9/15/06)


Connecticut
Contact: Roger Vann
Executive Director
ACLU of Connecticut
Hartford
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/CT.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)


Delaware
Contact: Drewry Fennell
Executive Director
ACLU of Delaware
Wilmington
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/DE.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Collaborative Sexual Abstinence Program in Wilmington (7/17/06)


District of Columbia
Contact: Beverly Miller
Dir. of Development & Outreach
ACLU of National Capital Area
Washington D.C.
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/DC.html


Florida
Contact: Susan Derwin
Director, P.A.T.H. Project
ACLU of Florida
Miami
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/FL.html

Blog Entries: FL Op-Eds about Sex Ed and Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS (1/8/08)

Ab-Only Group “A New Generation” Wants to Bring Program to Pasco County Schools (10/23/07)

Fantastic Win in Brevard County (8/15/07)

Debate Over Ab-Only Rages in Several FL Counties (7/31/07)

Contraceptive Education Controversy in Brevard County (7/12/07)

Florida Bill Requires Schools to Notify Parents About Sex Ed (3/26/07)

St. Lucie County Schools Getting Closer to Teaching Comprehensive Sex Ed (2/14/07)

Letter-to-the-Editor about U.S. Public Health Service study on Premarital Sex (1/3/07)

St. Lucie County Sex Ed Funds (10/5/06)

2 Misleading Articles about Ab-Only Sex Ed and and Op-Ed Calling for Comprehensive Sex Ed (8/1/06)

Frederick County Sex Ed and Teen Pregnancy in Timkin (8/18/06)

Editorial From Daytona Beach on Virginity Pledges (7/24/06)

Virginity Pledges in Volusia (7/19/06)


Georgia
Contact: Deborah Seagraves
Executive Director
ACLU of Georgia
Atlanta
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/GA.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Editorial Urges Clarke County to Reconsider Ab-Only Education (9/6/07)

Article from Atlanta Weighing Pros and Cons of Federally Funding Ab-Only Programs (1/9/07)

Macon Teens Take Part in National Study (8/10/06)

Atlanta Journal Article about HPV Vaccine (7/12/06)

Fulton County School Board Votes to Not Expand Beacon of Hope Program (9/15/06)


Hawaii
Contact: Vanessa Chong
Executive Director
ACLU of Hawaii
Honolulu
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/HI.html


Idaho
Contact: Jack Van Valkenburgh
Executive Director
ACLU of Idaho
Boise
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/ID.html


Illinois
Contact: KT Sullivan
Associate Director
ACLU of Illinois
Chicago
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/IL.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entry: Knox County Holds Sexual Health Town Hall Meeting (10/23/07)

Op -Ed Highlights Gender Stereotypes in Ab-Only Education (10/1/07)


Indiana
Contact: Jacqueline Ayers
Indiana Civil Liberties Union
Indianapolis
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/IN.html

Blog Entry: Ab-Only Group, the PEERS Project, receives $597,000 (10/1/07)

Letter-to-the-Editor in the Exponent Critiques Ab-Only Education in a Country Where the Vast Majority have Premarital Sex (1/12/07)


Iowa
Contact: Marty Ryan
Legislative Director
Iowa Civil Liberties Union
Des Moines
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/IA.html

Blog Entry: Editorial from The Tribune Protests “The Power Team” in Middle School (3/12/07)

Letter-to-the-Editor in Quad City Times Questions Federal Funding of Ab-Only Programs in Light of Recent Premarital Sex Study (1/12/07)

Syphilis on the Rise in Iowa (8/1/06)


Kansas
Contact: Chekasha Ramsey
Legal Program Coordinator
ACLU of Kansas & Western Missouri
Kansas City, MO
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/KS.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Officials at Topeka High School Stop Free Condom Program (10/23/07)

El Dorado School Board to Vote on Adopting Ab-Only Curricula (9/10/07)

Kansas State Board of Education Approves New Abstinence Until Marraige Course (6/15/06)

Backers of Comprehensive Sex Ed Not Happy With Compromise Plan (6/14/06)

Wichita Eagle Article about Sex Ed Poll (6/5/06)

NPR Segment About the Kansas School Board, Evolution and Ab-Only Debate (5/31/06)

Kansas State Board of Education Votes to Require Parental Permission for Sex Ed (3/17/06)


Kentucky
Contact: Amanda Kreps-Long
Reproductive Freedom Project Director
ACLU of Kentucky
Louisville
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/KY.html

Blog Entries: Clark County Sex Ed Curricula (8/1/06)

Northern Kentucky Abstinence and Character Team Offers Toolkits for Talking to Kids About Sex (7/24/06)


Louisiana
Contact: Tory Pegram
Development and Public Education Associate
ACLU of Louisiana
New Orleans
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/LA.html

Press Releases: ACLU Troubled by Court’s Refusal to Hold Louisiana Governor’s Program on Abstinence in Contempt for Continuing to Preach with Taxpayer Dollars (6/23/05)

ACLU Asks Court to Stop Louisiana Governor’s Program on Abstinence From Continuing to Preach with Taxpayer Dollars (3/24/05)

ACLU Asks Court to Hold Louisiana’s Abstinence-Only Program in Contempt, Citing Numerous Violations of 2002 Order (1/20/05)

ACLU Asks Louisiana to Remove Religious Content from Abstinence-Only Website, Citing Numerous Violations of 2002 Agreement (11/17/04)

ACLU Announces Settlement in Case Against Taxpayer Financing of Religion in Louisiana Abstinence-Only Programs (11/13/02)

ACLU Hails Federal Court’s Decision to Halt Taxpayer Financing of Religion in Abstinence-Only Programs (7/25/02)

ACLU Asks Court to Stop Taxpayer Financing of Religion in Abstinence-Only Programs (5/9/02)

Blog Entries: At Least $1.6 Million spent on Governor’s Program on Abstinence (10/1/07)

Article About Purity Balls (2/14/07)

Ab-Only Education in Louisiana (6/28/05)


Maine
Contact: Rachel Myers
Field Organizer
Maine Civil Liberties Union
Portland
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/ME.html

Blog Entries: Op-Ed From Rep. Huber Regarding Birth Control in Middle School (10/31/07)

Resolution to Allow Parents to Restrict a Child’s Access to Contraception Through King Student Health Center (10/23/07)

Maine School District Gives Middle-School Students to Access to Birth Control (10/19/07)

Funding Issues and Ab-Only in Pownal Public Schools (3/12/07)

Article About HPV and Marriage (7/24/06)

Maine Takes the Lead in Sex Education (8/31/05)


Maryland
Contact: ACLU of Maryland
Baltimore
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MD.html

Blog Entry: Debate Over Montgomery County Sex Ed Curriculum Heats Up (9/10/07)

Letters-to-the-Editor About Montgomery School District Curriculum (7/31/07)

MD Board of Education Approved Montogmery Sex Ed Curriculum (7/12/07)

Curriculum Titled “Respect for Differences in Human Sexuality” comes to Montgomery County Public Schools (1/12/07)

Montgomery County Releases New Lesson Plans (1/9/07)

Editorial Supports Lowering the Ages at which Frederick County Students will Learn About Pregnancy Prevention and HIV/AIDS (8/31/06)


Massachusetts
Contact: Sybil Walker
Volunteer Coordinator
ACLU of Massachusetts
Boston
SIECUS State Profile:
http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MA.html

Press Releases: ACLU Announces Settlement in Challenge to Government-Funded Religion in the Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Program the “Silver Ring Thing” (2/23/06)

ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

In Light of ACLU Lawsuit, the Silver Ring Thing Removes Religious Content from Website (5/19/05)

ACLU Challenges Misuse of Taxpayer Dollars to Fund Religion in Nationwide Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Program (5/16/05)

Blog Entries: Grandfather Writes that Comprehensive Sex Ed Should be a Regular Course in School (10/1/07)

Governor Deval Caught in the Cross Hairs of Ab-Only Funding Debate (9/10/07)

Two Sex Ed Bills Introduced in State Legislature (1/9/07)

Concerns About Ab-Only Curriculum in Lynn (7/5/06)

Settlement in “The Silver Ring Thing” lawsuit (2/23/06)

Resources: Fact Sheet: Government-Funded Religion and the Silver Ring Thing: A Case Study (ACLU of Massachusetts v. Leavitt)


Michigan
Contact: Shelli Weisberg
Legislative Director
ACLU of Michigan
Lansing
SIECUS State Profile:
http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MI.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Columnist Shows that Sexual Health Care is Lacking in Michigan Schools (10/19/07)

Student Calls for Teachers to Ask Their Students About What They Want to Learn (10/1/07)

Cedar Springs Schools Set to Approve Ab-Only Education (2/14/07)

Safer Choices in Garden City (8/31/06)

Op-Ed About Morality and Sex Ed (7/24/06)

Study Of Sex Ed Effectiveness in Macomb County (7/24/06)

Parents in Lansing Review Sex-Ed Lesson Materials (7/10/06)

Detroit Free Press Letter-to-the-Editor about AIDS Education (6/21/06)

Howell Public Schools Propose Handout Explaining Condoms (6/14/06)


Minnesota
Contact: Charles Samuelson
Executive Director
ACLU of Minnesota
St. Paul
SIECUS State Profile:
http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MN.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: MN Rejects Federal Ab-Only Dollars (10/23/07)

Documentary, Sex Ed and the State, Examines Legislative Battle Over Sex Ed in MN (9/6/07)

Editorial Criticizes Decision to Cut Comprehensive Sex Ed from Budget (6/18/07)

Plain Talk Surveying Hmong Parents and Teens in St. Paul (7/10/06)


Mississippi
Contact: Shawna Davie
Reproductive Freedom Project Coordinator
ACLU of Mississippi
Jackson
SIECUS State Profile:
http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MS.html

Blog Entries: Leflore County High Schools (8/31/06)

Daily Journal Article on “Just Wait” Abstinence Workshop (7/13/06)


Missouri
Contact: Scott Emanuel
Public Education Manager
ACLU of Eastern Missouri
St. Louis
Contact: Chekasha Ramsey
Legal Program Coordinator
ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri
Kansas City
SIECUS State Profile:
http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MO.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05) >

Blog Entries: STD Rates Rise Among Teens and Young Adults in St. Louis (9/10/07)

In Depth Article About Teen Sex (7/24/06)

Op-ed from The Examiner about “Choosing the Best” Curriculum (7/12/06)


Montana
Contact: Georgia Lovelady
Intake Coordinator
ACLU of Montana
Helena
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/MT.html


Nebraska
Contact: ACLU of Nebraska
Lincoln
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NE.html

Blog Entry: NE State Department of Health and Human Services Accepts Proposals to Fund Ab-Only Education (8/10/06)


Nevada
Contact: Lee Rolland
ACLU of Nevada
Las Vegas
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NV.html

Blog Entries: Pam Stenzel Visiting Northern Nevada Schools (2/14/07)

Insider Look at Clark County School District Sex Ed Curriculum Committee (8/18/06)


New Hampshire
Contact: Claire Ebel
Executive Director
New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union
Concord
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NH.html


New Jersey
Contact: ACLU of New Jersey
Newark
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NJ.html

Blog Entry: “Free Teens” Program in New Jersey (1/9/07)

NJ Rejects Federal Ab-Only Funding (10/25/06)


New Mexico
Contact: Peter Simonson
Executive Director
ACLU of New Mexico
Albuquerque
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NM.html

Blog Entry: Albuquerque Tribune Questions the Quality of Ab-Only Program (9/6/07)


New York
Contact: Lee Che Leong
Director, Teen Health Initiative
NY Civil Liberties Union
New York
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NY.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

NYCLU Criticizes Ban on Condom Demonstrations in Sex Education Classes in New York (8/27/04)

Blog Entries: Rising Teen Pregnancy in Lower Hudson Valley (1/8/08)

Potential for Comprehensive Sex Ed in New York City Schools (10/19/07)

Op-Ed Out of Binghamton Calls for Comprehensive Sex Ed (9/6/07)

Article Urges Support for Healthy Teens Act (6/18/07)

Healthy Teens Act in NY State Legislature Promotes Comprehensive Sex Ed (3/26/07)

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Taught by NYC Health Department and Columbia University (3/12/07)

Legislative Gazette Article About the Healthy Teens Act (1/9/07)

Teen Pregnancy Rate in Rochester (8/31/06)

New York Times article about Latina Women (7/24/06)

Healthy Teens Act Failed to Pass the Assembly (7/5/06)

Bronx Girls in PS 218 Advocate for Sex Ed Classes and Win (6/21/06)

New York Times Article about Senator Clinton and the Abortion Debate (6/14/06)

Gothamist Article about HIV Education in Kindergarden Curriculum (3/17/06)

New York City Teachers Not Allowed to Show Students how to Properly Use a Condom (8/23/05)


North Carolina
Contact: Mary Lindsay
Reproductive Health Coordinator
ACLU of North Carolina
Raleigh
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/NC.html

Press Release: NARAL and ACLU Say North Carolina Bill is Important First Step to Correct Flawed Sex Ed Law (8/1/06)

Blog Entries: Ab-Only Programs in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (3/26/07)

Article from Greensboro About Sex Ed Survey (8/10/06)

Resources: Putting Teens At Risk: A Report on Abstinence-Only Programs in North Carolina


North Dakota
Contact: Jennifer Ring
Executive Director
ACLU of the Dakotas
Fargo
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/ND.html


Ohio
Contact: Adrienne Gavula
Program Associate
ACLU of Ohio
Cleveland
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/OH.html

Blog Entries: Support for Governor Strickland’s Take on Ab-Only (1/8/08)

OH Rejects HIV Education Grant (10/31/07)

Op-Ed Questions Choice to Reject Ab-Only Money (3/26/07)

Family Planning Orginazations Hope the New Head of Ohio Department of Health will Expand Sex Ed (3/12/07)

Cleveland Schools to Expand Sex Ed Curriculum (10/24/06)

Teen Pregnancy Rate in Timkin (8/31/06)

Frederick County Sex Ed and Teen Pregnancy in Timkin (8/18/06)

Letter-to-the-Editor from Springfield News-Sun Questions Ab-Only Programs (7/5/06)

Resources: Report: Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs in Ohio


Oklahoma
Contact: Tina Izadi
Staff Attorney
ACLU of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/OK.html

Blog Entries: The Pregnancy Resource Center Brings Ab-Only to Local Teens (10/1/07)

Oklahoma Teens and Misconceptions About Contraception (6/18/07)

Article About Teen emPower Curriculum and Editorial About Teen Pregnancy Prevention (8/1/06)

Article from Muskogee About Unintended Pregnancy (7/24/06)


Oregon
Contact: ACLU of Oregon
Portland
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/OR.html


Pennsylvania
Contact: Carol Petraitis
Clara Bell Duvall Project Director
ACLU of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/PA.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: PA is to Receive More Than $1 Million for Ab-Only Education (10/1/07)

York County Sex Ed Technique (2/14/07)

Story from Local Paper About Comprehensive Sex Ed (8/10/06)


Rhode Island
Contact: Steve Brown
Executive Director
ACLU of Rhode Island
Providence
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/RI.html

Press Releases: ACLU Hails Rhode Island Department of Education Efforts to Stop the Use of Harmful “Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage” Curriculum in Public Schools (3/22/06)

ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entry: Ab-Only Program, Heritage of Rhode Island, Closed (1/2/07)

Op-Ed from Providence Journal Highlights Inaccuracies in an Ab-Only Curriculum Developed by Heritage of Rhode Island (1/3/07)

Providence Journal Editorial About HPV Vaccine and Sexual Activity (7/19/06)


South Carolina
Contact: ACLU of South Carolina
Columbia
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/SC.html

Blog Entries: Federal Ab-Only Funding Cuts Could Affect South Carolina (7/31/07)

Wall Street Journal on Teen Pregnancy in Allendale and Bamberg Counties (7/25/06)

Letter-to-the-Editor from Beaufort Gazette Questions Ab-Only Education (7/5/06)

Miss South Carolina 2005 Works on Teen Pregnancy Prevention (9/15/06)


South Dakota
Contact: Jennifer Ring
Executive Director
ACLU of the Dakotas
Fargo
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/SD.html

Blog Entries: Letter-to-the-Editor from the Argus Leader about Sioux Falls School Board (7/24/06)

New Sex-Ed Textbooks Approved for Sioux Falls School District (7/11/06)

Sioux Falls School System Sex-Ed Controversy (7/10/06)


Tennessee
Contact: ACLU of Tennessee
Nashville
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/TN.html

Blog Entry: Rising Teen Birth Rate in Sullivan County (1/8/08)


Texas
Contact: Kim Skotak
Legal Program Associate
ACLU of Texas
Austin
Contact: Maida Asofsky
Houston Regional Director
ACLU of Texas
Houston
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/TX.html

Blog Entries: States’ Relationship with Federal Funding (1/8/08)

Worth the Wait Presentations at Coronado Junior High and Plainview High School (3/26/07)

“Worth the Wait” in Coronado, Estacado and Plainview High Schools (3/12/07)

State Legislature Considering a Bill That Would Change the Current “Opt-Out” Requirement for Sex Ed (1/9/07)

Marketplace article about “No Kidding” Program that Deters Teens from Sex by Discussing Financial Cost of Raising a Child (1/5/07)

Worth Your Wait Curriculum in Floresville (8/31/06)

CNN Report on Curriculum Designed at Texas A&M; and Used in Temple (7/24/06)

Waco Tribune Article about Making Sense of Abstinence Program (7/13/06)


Utah
Contact: Margaret Plane
Staff Attorney
ACLU of Utah
Salt Lake City
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/UT.html

Blog Entry: Weber and Morgan Counties Receive Ab-Only Grant (10/13/06)

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea on the Rise in Utah County (9/15/06)


Vermont
Contact: ACLU of Vermont
Montpelier
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/VT.html


Virginia
Contact: Elizabeth Wong
Public Education Coordinator
ACLU of Virginia
Richmond
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/VA.html

Blog Entries: Rising Teen Birth Rate in Washington County (1/8/08)

Ab-Only Program Horizons Unlimited recieves $125,000 (10/1/07)

Controversy in Louden County Surrounding Ab-Only Comedian, Keith Deltano (2/14/07)

Follow Up on Ab-Only Assembly at Loudon County High School (10/24/06)

Ab-Only in Louden County and Lynchburg (10/13/06)

Abstinence Education in Greene, Fluvanna, Orange, Louisa and Albemarle Counties (7/19/06)

“Why kNOw” Curriculum in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Nelson, Fluvanna, Orange, Madison, Louisa and Culpeper Counties (7/13/06)

Op-Ed on HPV from Roanoke Times (6/29/06)

Petersburg and Hopewell High Teen Pregnancy Rates (5/15/06)


Washington
Contact: Genevieve Aguilar
Field Director
ACLU of Washington
Seattle
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/WA.html

Blog Entries: Washington Legislature Passes Comprehensive Sex Ed Bill (4/13/07)

Comprehensive Sex Ed Bill Moving Through Washington State Legislature (3/12/07)

Comprehensive Sex Ed Legislation Likely to Pass in Washington State Legislature (2/14/07)

South Sound School District to Comply with State AIDS/HIV Education Law (10/13/06)

Public Health Officials in Okanogan County Want Comprehensive Sex Education (7/19/06)


West Virginia
Contact: Amber Bethel
ACLU of West Virginia
Charleston
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/WV.html


Wisconsin
Contact: ACLU of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/WI.html

Blog Entries: Elmbrook School Debates Sex Ed (10/31/07)

Wisconsin Rejects Federal Ab-Only Funding (3/5/07)

Ashland School District Reinstating Annual Sex Ed Talk for Fifth Graders (2/14/07)

Wisconsin State Journal Letter-to-the-Editor About Parental Role in Sex Ed (10/13/06)

Abstinence will be Stressed in WI Sex-Ed Classes (7/5/06)

 


Wyoming
Contact: Linda Burt
Executive Director
ACLU of Wyoming
Cheyenne
SIECUS State Profile: http://www.siecus.org/policy/states/2005/mandates/WY.html

Press Release: ACLU Announces Nationwide Action Aimed at Combating Dangerous Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula in the States (9/21/05)

Blog Entries: Caspar Star Tribune Letter-to-the Editor about WAIT Training Group (6/21/06)

Casper-Natrona County Health Department Offers Parents a Course in Sex Ed (9/15/06)