Life Matters: Kathleen Sullivan discusses Collier County's very successful Public School Abstinence Program

Host Colbe Mazzarella, a ninth grade public school teacher discusses with Kathleen Sullivan, President of ProjectCCAP.org the enormously successful public school abstinence education program for 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th graders in Collier County, Florida. Why is it so successful and inexpensive to implement in this counties 17 middle schools and 9 high schools? A 62% decrease in births to unwed mothers, ranking 5th lowest out of 67 counties in Florida for bacterial STDs, an improvement from 27th place in 2004, healthier kids who appreciate a more mature discussion about sex, and an 8.3 percent improvement in high school graduations!
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Mar 8, 2018