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District of Columbia: Adolescent AIDS Prevention Program

HEHS-00-194R Published: Sep 20, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the District of Columbia's (D.C.) Adolescent Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention Program, focusing on: (1) statistics on the specific schools that are participating in this program; (2) how the schools were selected to participate in the program; (3) the source and amount of funding identified in the D.C. government budget; (4) statistics on sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS, and pregnancies among D.C. public school students; (5) the policies that govern the distribution of all forms of contraception devices to students in the D.C. Public Schools; and (6) information on policies governing sex education in the D.C. Public Schools.

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