TITLE

New Studies Renew Sex Education Debate

AUTHOR(S)
Herbert, Marion
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
District Administration;Mar2010, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an increase in debates on sex education in the U.S. which have been seen in 2010 in response to reports from the Guttmacher Institute and the "Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine." The debates have developed because the two reports offer conflicting statistics on the efficacy of sex education programs that are based on abstinence-based education.
ACCESSION #
48769747

 

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