TITLE

Study finding earlier puberty raises sex ed. questions

AUTHOR(S)
Portner, Jessica
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Education Week;04/16/97, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stresses the need for sex education beginning on the fifth grade due to early onset of puberty to American girls based on the study by the University of California at Chapel Hill. Chemical exposures that mimic female hormones as primary factor that brought puberty at an early age; Average age for white girls' breast development; Average age for menstruation; Role of biological differences in varying maturation rates.
ACCESSION #
9709093789

 

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