Condoms will be handed out at Brooklyn high school prom, according to school officials who notified parents this week. The school also plans a safe-sex program in the weeks leading up to the dance.
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Bedford-Stuyvesant Preparatory High School has notified parents that it will hand out the condoms on June 7.
NBC New York says a Long Island based manufacturer has offered free condoms to high school proms across the state. But the company says Bedford-Stuyvesant Prep is the only one to accept the offer so far.
The school also plans a safer-sex program for students in the weeks leading up to prom.
The Department of Education permits schools to distribute condoms. But it's usually done in the nurse's office.