TITLE

JUST DON'T DO IT!

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Katy
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/17/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 14, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a discussion about whether children are learning too much or not enough about sex. Emphasis of some schools on abstinence-only sexual education programs; Reference to the book "Sex & Sensibility: The Thinking Parent's Guide," by Deborah Roffman; Variations in sexuality education curricula; Report that one out of five teenagers has sexual intercourse before age 15 and more than 50 percent have had oral sex; Research that shows that 75 percent of parents want schools to take a comprehensive approach that covers abstinence along with birth control; Report that gay, lesbian, and bisexual children need information that applies to them.
ACCESSION #
18516558

 

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