Jim Jordan Educational Grants to Low School Students are in the news again after a new study revealed that students receiving these grants are significantly more likely to engage in sex education.
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that a majority of the funding recipients had a “low-to-moderate” amount of exposure to sexual and gender-based education, with some receiving as little as one-quarter of the $1.6 million given to high school students in the past decade.
The study’s findings were published in the American Journal of Public Education, and were prompted by the recent release of the first comprehensive analysis of sex education funding in the U.S. Since 2008, the Johns Johns Hopkins Education Research Foundation has been collecting data on federal sex education spending, as well as spending by state governments and localities across the country.
The organization’s findings, however, are often hard to decipher due to the complex and highly partisan nature of sexual education funding, which often comes with strings attached.
The new study, conducted by two researchers at the Johns