ERIC Number: ED366882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Condoms in the Schools.
Samuels, Sarah E., Ed.; Smith, Mark D., Ed.
This book contains six papers on condom availability programs in the public schools. "Executive Summary" (Stryker, Samuels, and Smith) looks at the consequences of unprotected sex, adolescent condom use, condom promotion and availability, the role of schools, sex education in schools, how school condom programs work, distribution mechanisms, staffing and counseling, parental involvement, funding sources, legal issues, and program evaluation. "A Survey of Condom Programs" (Leitman, Kramer, and Taylor) discusses the findings from a study of superintendents in 299 high-school and middle-school districts on condom availability programs. "The View from Schools: Four Focus Groups" (Greene) discusses the perspectives of four focus groups of urban and nonurban school superintendents and school board members. "Funding and Policy Options" (Brindis) looks at rules affecting public funding and describes several model programs and their funding streams. "Legal Issues" (Solomon) discusses the legal issues regarding condom availability programs in public schools. "Research and Evaluation" (Kirby) looks at findings from previous research and emphasizes the need for both research and evaluation into the effectiveness of condom availability programs in the schools. (NB)
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.