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With AIDS in the picture, even the most conservative opponents of sex education found it difficult to justify banning sex education. Yet, due to the proliferation of abstinence-only programs, more teachers are being forced instead to focus on abstinence than ever before. Since then, abstinence education curricula have evolved and federal financial support has fluctuated with each administration, peaking in at the end of the Bush Administration and then dropping significantly under the Obama administration.
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