High schools get condom dispensers

Students in 22 Philadelphia schools now have even more options to choose from.

During Christmas break, the district installed free condom dispensers at its high schools with the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

The condoms are available to all students, as long as their parents don’t sign a form opting them out of the program. But the dispensers will not be closely monitored. Though the location of the clear wall dispensers seems guarded—just inside the doorway of the school nurse’s office—Philadelphia School District officials told nurses in an email that they were not responsible for managing access, according to The Inquirer.

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