Systemic Change Required: Fix Me Please, I’m Broken

Systemic Change Required: Fix Me Please, I’m Broken

22 / 28 Split Remember what Sex Ed was like when you were growing up? Unfortunately, not much has changed, and young people are suffering the consequences. But before we even get to what takes place in the classroom, consider this: only 22 states and…

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American Teens: Collateral Damage of the Culture Wars

American Teens: Collateral Damage of the Culture Wars

Newsflash: neither abstinence-only nor comprehensive sex ed has proven effective in school-based settings, which is where 75% of teens receive their education. Yes, you heard us right. When you move either approach out of the lab and into the classroom – neither has sustained positive…

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Talk: The New Sex Ed Helps Teens <br>(Parents, Too)

Talk: The New Sex Ed Helps Teens
(Parents, Too)

Click here to view the FOCUS Article as a PDF From FOCUS – a publication of the faculty and staff of Carnegie Mellon University. Volume 21, No. 8, Spring 2010 09-10 Focus Management Committee: John Mackey, 09-10 Faculty Senate Chair, Mathematical Sci. Denise Novak, University…

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Not My Kid: A Surefire Way To Get Burned

Not My Kid: A Surefire Way To Get Burned

Who do you think most influences your child’s decisions about sex? If you’re like most parents, you probably think it’s their friends or the media. But as it turns out, teens consistently say that parents most influence their decisions about sex. You heard us right…

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Talk Founder Named One of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 by Pittsburgh Magazine

By Elizabeth Speed Kabus | 40 Under 40: 2011 Meet the honorees who are lighting up our dynamic, caring city. It’s no secret that Pittsburgh is still producing young emerging leaders with energy and drive to effect positive change in the region. And this year’s…

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Samantha Bushman (MSPPM, 2008) Named One of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40

Samantha Bushman (MSPPM, 2008) Named One of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40

Carnegie Mellon University  |  Heinz College News     Nov 01, 2011 Samantha Bushman, a 2008 graduate of the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) program at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, has been recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under…

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Heinz College Alumni Spotlight: Samantha Bushman, MSPPM, 2008

Video uploaded on Oct 16, 2009 Samantha Bushman (MSPPM ’08) is a Heinz College Social Innovation Fellow, funded by a generous contribution from alumna Anne Lewis (MPM ’90). Bushman is currently developing a program called TALK, an after-school program for Pre-College students. The program’s objective…

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