CHART: Durant and Columbus

During one hour on Tuesday, I was able to complete two presentations for the CHART policy. The first of these presentations was for Durant School Board (Holmes, P1), and it took place at their central office. After a brief description of the policy, I answered…

CHART: Presentation at Hollandale School Board Meeting

Before a packed house at the Hollandale School District Office, I spoke to board members about the CHART Abstinence-Plus policy. This was the first board presentation in Washington County, which is one of our Priority 1 counties. The presentation was quick and went something like…

Western Line School District Adopts CHART!

On Thursday (12/8), the Western Line School Board officially adopted the CHART Abstinence-Plus policy.  The district is the 6th in the state to adopt the policy, and the first to adopt in Washington County (P1).  Washington County is one of 5 counties that hit each…

CHART Advocacy: Several School Board Presentations Set

Number of CHART Districts to Increase before Christmas In recent weeks, every school district in our Priority 1 counties have been contacted.  Administrators have received copies of the CHART Abstinence-Plus policy, along with copies of county teen health data and fact sheets (both can be…

MSF in the News

Rachel and Sanford Discuss CHART and Pre-K In recent weeks, Rachel and Sanford have been featured in numerous newspaper and radio articles related two of our policy goals: school district adoption of the CHART abstinence-plus policy and statewide adoption of state-funded pre-Kindergarten.  These issues have…

Clarksdale Adopts CHART!

The Clarksdale Municipal School District has become the 5th school district to adopt the CHART Abstinence-Plus Policy.  CMSD is also the second district to adopt from Coahoma County, which is one of five counties that meets each of our five sexual health indicators. In the…

Coahoma County School District Adopts CHART

Add the Coahoma County School District to the list of districts that have adopted the CHART policy!  I actually received word of the districts decision this week, during a meeting where I was planning on convincing Supt. Pauline Rhodes to send the policy to the…

Marshall County School District Adopts CHART!!

This week, the Marshall County School District became the 3rd school district to adopt the CHART abstinence-plus sex ed policy.  The district is joining the neighboring Benton County School District in adopting the policy.  Along with the Tunica County School District, these three districts will…

Marshall County School District Adopts CHART!!

This week, the Marshall County School District became the 3rd school district to adopt the CHART abstinence-plus sex ed policy. The district is joining the neighboring Benton County School District in adopting the policy. Along with the Tunica County School District, these three districts will…

Tunica County School District Adopts CHART!

Tunica County, home of the state’s highest teen birth rate, is now the home of the second school district to adopt the CHART Policy! The Tunica County School Board voted unanimously on Wednesday (5/11) to adopt the “abstinence-plus” sex education policy, which includes abstinence education…