TITLE

It's a half-solution that puts students at risk

AUTHOR(S)
Ramirez-Odell, Helen
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
American Teacher;May/Jun2004, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
13258578

 

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