However, with the more stringent requirements under the better-funded SPRANS programs, students are likely to receive even less of the information they need.
Astonishingly, eleven of the thirteen curricula most commonly used by SPRANS programs (135) contain "major errors and distortions of public health information.
99) OFFICE OF FAITH-BASED AND COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, WHITE HOUSE, ABSTINENCE EDUCATION: SPRANS COMMUNITY-BASED ABSTINENCE EDUCATION PROJECT GRANTS & FORMULA PROGRAM: SECTION 510 ABSTINENCE EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM, available at http://www.
102) "Curriculum developed or selected for implementation in the SPRANS Community-Based Abstinence Education Grants Program must address all eight elements of the Section 510 abstinence education definition and may not be inconsistent with any aspect of that definition.
More than $1 billion has been spent in federal and state matching funds through Section 510, AFLA, and SPRANS between 1996 and 2005.
Freeze future funding of SPRANS grants unless results of funded projects or other research can demonstrate that abstinence-unless-married programs can provide benefits without health risks; this action is independent of reauthorization but could occur in 2005.
The provisions of this settlement are not binding on the Title V and SPRANS
programs funded from the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health.
More than 70 diverse SPRANS
projects have adolescent health as a major focus; a number of these projects target their activities toward children in school settings.
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