Sex Education in Schools

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Study of Ses in Courses on Family Lips

A GROWING NUMBER of American children are learning the “facts of life” as a part of the formal education they receive in the public schools. People in general hear relatively little about sex education today because most schools do not offer it under that name. Information about sex usually is given along with instruction on numerous other subjects under the general designation of “Family Life Education.” Sex teaching takes its place in the group as unobtrusively as topics like “Making and Keeping Friends” or “Spending One's Allowance Wisely.”

In many schools facts about sex are slipped into the teaching of such traditional subjects as social studies, science, hygiene, home economics, or physical education. In addition, more and more ...

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