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Sex Lesson: Chlamydia Outbreak Hits West Texas High School

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CRANE, Texas -- The small town of Crane, near Midland-Odessa, has a big problem on its hands (and genitals). Officials with Crane ISD confirmed that out of 300 high school students, 20 have Chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s bad enough for the CDC to call it an ‘epidemic.’ So, what, did everyone fall asleep in Sex Ed class? Not exactly. Turns out, Crane ISD teaches abstinence-only. School district officials are now rethinking their three-day course, but according to superintendent Jim Rumage, “It’s the parents’ responsibility to educate their kids on sexual education.”

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