By The Herald Editorial Board

It’s a paradox that does prompt some head-scratching: As teen birthrates declined and use of contraceptives increased from 2007 to 2014, formal sex education in U.S. public schools actually was in decline between 2006 and 2013.

For example, in 2016, there were 20.3 births for every 1,000 females ages 15 to 19 in the U.S., a rate that had steadily declined from nearly 60 births per 1,000 females in 1990, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Adolescent Health.

A 2106 editorial in the Journal of Adolescent Health, concluded that

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