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Guest Host: Frank Sesno
The latest teen birth rate figures are up after a 15-year decline, and the presidential campaign has renewed questions over the effectiveness and appropriateness of comprehensive sex education and abstinence-only education. A look at the trends in teen sexuality and efforts to influence young people’s decision making.
- Sarah Brown director of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
- Douglas Kirby senior research scientist, Education, Training and Research Associates
- Stan Weed director and CEO, Institute for Research and Evaluation
- Debra Hauser executive vice president, Advocates for Youth
- Valerie Huber executive director, National Abstinence Education Association
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