Sex Education in the Schools: It Should Be Offered But Not Required
- Education for intimacy. Etzioni, Amitai // Educational Leadership;May97, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p20
Reports that sex education in American public schools should be presented in a context that emphasizes values as well as personal and community responsibility. Exploration of commitments involved; Focus on proper values and interpersonal skill development; Right of parents to be involved and...
- Teenage Bodies, Teenage Selves: Tracing the Implications of Bio-Power in Contemporary Sexuality.... Hayden, Sara // Women's Studies in Communication;Spring2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p30
Focuses on the implications of sexuality education for public schools in the United States. Analysis of two sexuality education programs; Use of a feminist Foucauldian frame; Promotion of a pro-life agenda.
- Just say 'don't know' Biundo, Jen // Free Press (Buda, TX);3/4/2009, Vol. 105 Issue 48, p1A
The article focuses on the report released by health education professors David Wiley and Kelly Wilson regarding the sex education curriculum of several public schools in Texas.
- What are they teaching in sex ed these days? Lippman, Helen // Medical Economics;04/24/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p79
Presents the results of studies made by the Alan Guttmacher Institute and the Kaiser Family Foundation on the no sex outside of marriage policies of public schools in the United States. Provision of information on contraceptive use as protection against unwanted pregnancy and disease;...
- Don't Overstate the Case. McAdams, Richard P. // National Review;11/28/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p1459
The article defends the performance and instructional system of public schools in the U.S. It berates the National Review for publishing articles that are not supported by knowledgeable advice on the state of public education. The magazine's attention to negative features of the public schools...
- It's a half-solution that puts students at risk. Ramirez-Odell, Helen // American Teacher;May/Jun2004, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p4
Argues against the abstinence-only-marriage education programs in the U.S. Denial of students with potentially life-saving information; Belief that abstinence-only education falls short of what parents want and expect from their public schools.
- Hays CISD knows sex. Biundo, Jen // Free Press (Buda, TX);3/4/2009, Vol. 105 Issue 48, p3A
The article focuses on the criticisms regarding the report "Just Say Don't Know: Sexuality Education in Texas Public Schools," authored by David Wiley and Kelly Wilson of Kyle, Texas.
- Wash. legislators aren't setting excited about sex ed this year. // Gay & Lesbian Times;3/9/2006, Issue 950, p28
The article reports on the implementation of sex education bill in public schools in Seattle, Washington. The introduction of the bill was triggered by various issues such as controlling sexually transmitted disease, birth control and increasing teenage pregnancy that leads to increasing state...
- Sex Education and Student Rights: Including the Missing Actor. Clarke, Paul T. // International Journal of Educational Reform;Spring2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p84
In the West, sex education has always been a taboo subject that continues to challenge the public schools. Drawing on recent developments in some Canadian provinces, I argue that we cannot begin to address the issue of responsible sex education until we first acknowledge that students themselves...