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Patrick seeks to forgo grant, end classes on sex abstinence

But leaders in House back funding

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / April 24, 2007

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Governor Deval Patrick wants to end state-sponsored , abstinence-only sex education in Massachusetts, a year after Governor Mitt Romney ordered the Department of Public Health to redirect a long-standing federal abstinence grant to classes that focus exclusively on encouraging teenagers to avoid sexual encounters. (Full article: 1139 words)

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