What Do Parents in Mississippi Really Think about Sex Education in School?: Results of a State-Level Survey​

Location: Mississippi 

Funders: Center for Mississippi Health Policy. 

Background: The implementation of sex-related education remains controversial in Mississippi and other politically conservative states. This research examined parental opinions of education implementation through randomized survey samples. The results indicated that a majority of surveyed parents endorsed age-appropriate sex-related education.

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Mississippi State University

Social Science Research Center

1 Research Blvd #102A

Starkville, MS 39759

Email: genderimpactslab@ssrc.msstate.edu