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MBJ Editorial: Sex ed and a state seeking to fulfill potential

Experts, economics and demographics of Mississippi spoke candidly in a Special Report we published in February. Their assessment: Mississippi’s soci-economic health will decline until its teens quit having babies. Legislators don’t dispute the prognosis; they’ve just chosen to ignore it. That changed this year — at least slightly, with Mississippi’s first ever requirement that public ...

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  1. EXCELLENT EDITORIAL! Let’s hope that Mississippi School Boards follow your lead and implement proven curricula that includes teaching about contraceptive options. It will take a few years to see results, so I hope the state and the schools stick with it

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