2 Polls Show Support For AIDS Instruction

December 1986
Education Week;12/3/1986, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p2
The article reports on the results of the two studies regarding sex education in the U.S. The findings of the first study indicate that 95 percent of the respondents agreed that sex education should be taught to 12-year-olds with information about the risks of AIDS. Seventy percent of them favored that school sex-education programs should integrate moral lessons. In a separate survey, 70 percent of the respondents also said that sex education in elementary school is a preventive action for AIDS.


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