Sex Ed to Help Teens Understand Attitudes About Becoming Parents

Teen pregnancies in the U.S. have dropped by 50 percent since 1991, but remain high in some communities. A new curriculum prioritizing “reproductive identity formation” attempts to empower students with a new approach created by TC’s AurĂ©lie Athan & Mary Edlow (M.A. ’67).’s new Sex Education Initiative prepares educators to teach sex education in schools, and focuses on “reproductive identity formation” – the question of if, when and how someone wants to become a parent.