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Research Updates

Our research updates summarize the findings and implications of the most relevant reports and articles so that colleagues, educators, and advocates can have the most up-to-date information even when they’re short on time. The following is a list of recent research updates related to comprehensive sexuality education. To see all our recent research updates, go to our Research Updates page.

Young Adult Literature: What Does It Tell Youth About Contraceptives? (January 2012)

Survey Research With Parents: Talking With Children at Home Remains A Challenge (October 2011)

Implementation: the Factors That Affect Success for Evidence-Based Interventions (October 2011)

Positive Youth Development and Human Sexuality Education: Making the Connection (September 2011)

Evaluating Early Adolescents’ Perceptions of Sexual Abstinence (July 2009)

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Programs Succeeding in Cleveland (March 2009)

Evaluating HIV/Std Prevention Programs in the Classroom (March 2009)

New Study Finds HIV Risk Among Sexual-Minority Young Women (September 2008)

National Data Shows Comprehensive Sex Education Better at Reducing Teen Pregnancy Than Abstinence-Only Programs (March 2008)

Report Shows That Comprehensive Sexuality Education Holds the Most Promise for Preventing Teen Pregnancies, Sexually Transmitted Infections (January 2008)

Study Finds That Some “abstinence-Plus” Programs Have Positive Effects On Sexual Behavior (December 2007)

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