TITLE

SEX EDUCATION

AUTHOR(S)
Ash, Katie
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;11/14/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses sex education programs. A report issued by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy explains that sex education programs which incorporate both abstinence and contraception are more effective than programs which only teach abstinence. The article also notes that sex education programs which only teach contraception are not responsible for higher rates of sexual activity.
ACCESSION #
27530544

 

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