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Oregon middle and high school to offer condoms to students

An Oregon school district plans to offer condoms to middle schoolers and high schoolers who specifically ask for them during conversation with counselors and administrators.

The availability has stirred concern since the tiny Gervais School District approved the plan as part of an update to its human sexuality policy last month. The district has about 550 students in grade six or above, and officials have expressed concern about the steady number of teen pregnancies each year.

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-oregon-condoms-20140606-story.html

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