Birds, Bees, and Bathroom Tours

van den Haag, Ernest
December 1979
National Review;12/7/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 49, p1555
The article reports on the importance of sex education for students. The author suggests that schools should devote a special course to sex education. The author also discusses the difficulty in teaching sex education without implying opinions on morality of sexual activities. According to the author, limitation of time and resources for the subject are among the problems that should be addressed.


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