TITLE

POLITICS AND POLICY

AUTHOR(S)
Stover, Del
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
American School Board Journal;Nov2006, Vol. 193 Issue 11, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The articles discusses the politics and policy behind sex education in U.S. schools. Good communications between one's parents and community is a good way to deal with the issue regarding sex education and the positive and negative effect of abstinence based program. Kristin Luke, author of "When Sex Comes to School," asserts that one of the important lessons that sex education could offer to students is an understanding of how U.S. citizens are deeply conflicted about sex, gender roles, marriage and other factors. She also added that the fight about the implementation of sex education is moral and political. INSET: Good communication is vital.
ACCESSION #
22624805

 

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