The Hinds County School District has become the 8th school district to adopt the CHART Abstinence-Plus policy.  The districts new policy was adopted on January 12th.  The county is currently identified as Priority 2, due to it’s significantly high sexually-transmitted infection rates.  This is the first district in the Metro Jackson area to adopt the policy.  The Jackson Public School district is currently weighing their options re: their sex education options.

More districts are expected to adopt the policy in the coming weeks.  Check here for new updates between now and the July 1st deadline.

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