Baltimore gets a new sex-education program

Baltimore gets a new sex-education program

The federal government gave Baltimore $8.5 million  to revamp its sex-education curriculum last year.

Depending on who is asked, the money is:

a) just being used to enhance an already comprehensive sex-ed program that is taught in every city secondary school, as mandated by the state (Baltimore City Public Schools officials)

b) an effort to get a strong, evidence-based, uniform sex-ed curriculum in all the middle and high schools because less than 50 percent of middle schools are actually teaching comprehensive sex ed at the moment (Baltimore City Health Department officials)

c) a hail-Mary pass that will arrive—maybe, if the adults can get over their...