Condoms to be handed out at Brooklyn high school prom
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.