SPECIAL REPORT: The Current State of Sex Ed in New York
With no state requirements, the nature of sex education varies wildly from Westchester to Buffalo. Controversial legislation pending in Albany could change all of that, especially for LGBTQ+ students.
Sex education instruction in New York is in a state of crisis.
With no statewide mandate requiring sex education to be taught to students in public schools throughout New York, the instruction students receive — if they receive it at all — is brief at best and harmful at worst, according to policy experts, health educators, and advocates.
Two bills curren…
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