POLITICS

Texas Schools Sour On Abstinence-Only Sex Education

11/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As federal funding for promoting teen abstinence dries up, a shift is taking place in sex education in some Texas schools -- often driven in part by concern over teen pregnancies.

More government money has been spent on the cause of sexual abstinence in Texas than any other state, but it still has the third-highest teen birth rate in the country and the highest percentage of teen mothers giving birth more than once.

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