SIECUS


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SIECUSSexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
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SIECUS thanks ONAP for their leadership throughout community discussions, online engagement, and expert meetings, and we look forward to remaining engaged with ONAP, the administration, key offices within the U.S.
This year, the review was written by Maxwell Ciardullo, SIECUS' public policy assistant.
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its affiliates, the Population Council, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Advocates for Youth, and SIECUS reported spending approximately $170 million in federal funds to support their domestic health-related activities.
Of 1,050 adults surveyed across the nation, 93 percent support the teaching of sexuality education in high school, and 84 percent support sexuality education in middle school (Haffner & Wagner, 1999; SIECUS, 2000).
Ohio recently declined nearly $1 million from the CDC for HIV/AIDS prevention programs, which SIECUS trains educators to teach, because conservative legislators decided that the curriculum conflicted with the state's exclusionary emphasis on abstinence.
Mary Calderone and her colleagues, with the encouragement of the National Education Association and the American Medical Association, founded SIECUS in 1964 to promote comprehensive sexuality education.
Several studies have assessed the content of school-based sexuality education, albeit the content assessed differed in each study.[6-11] A few studies have utilized the Guidelines to assess the comprehensiveness of sexuality education curricula or guidelines for school-aged youth.[12-14] Only one state-level study[15] used the SIECUS Guidelines to assess the comprehensiveness of sexuality education topics taught in schools.
But this feisty, dynamic, aristocratic woman with such eminent forebears was already growing famous herself, having in 1964 cofounded, with five colleagues, the Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS), of which she was president.
SIECUS has documented more than 500 community controversies in every state over the content of sexuality education.
Check with your local disability group for references, or, for a resource bibliography, contact Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) at (212) 819-9770, ext.
She orchestrated a highly visible and well-organized presentation to the school board, during which she described the FLSE program as a plot by a national organization, the Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS), to undermine the traditional values of family, religion and country.