Sex Education in Schools

Sex Education in Schools

by Kekla Magoon

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Essential Viewpoints

Essential Viewpoints examines critical debates occurring today, including the legislation that has shaped the issue as well as the numerous sides of each argument.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604535365
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Essential Viewpoints Series: Set 4
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Safer Sex versus Abstinence 6

Chapter 2 Sex Education in U.S. History 16

Chapter 3 Sex Education Topics 28

Chapter 4 Government Responsibility 38

Chapter 5 Abstinence-only Education 48

Chapter 6 Comprehensive Sex Education 56

Chapter 7 Teaching Too Little? 64

Chapter 8 Too Much Information? 72

Chapter 9 Players in the Debate 80

Chapter 10 The Challenge for Schools 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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