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The Heritage Foundation conducted a nationwide survey asking parents and school board members about teaching gender identity in schools. Of the school board members surveyed, 80 percent said they do not think schools should teach kindergarteners to “challenge gender stereotypes” or be provided with sexual activity instruction, including sexual orientation and gender identity. Similarly, two-thirds of the parents surveyed agreed.

Sex education at Albany area schools remains an ongoing conversation

Young people engage in risky sexual behavior whenever they have free time, according to Children’s Aid Society’s director of family planning and pregnancy prevention programs Pascale Saintonge Austin. Learn more about how Albany schools are teaching sex education during the pandemic.

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