New York City is applying for a $20 million federal grant to reduce teen pregnancies by teaching comprehensive sex education in public schools. The New York Civil Liberties Union says there's already evidence such programs work. Galen Sherwin, of the group's Reproductive Rights Project, looked at a pilot program conducted by the Department of Education two years ago in seven South Bronx schools.

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