Sex Education in Public Schools

March 1922
Education;Mar1922, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p436
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the demand for sex education in public schools. According to the findings of M. J. Exner, the failure to instill sound instruction to young children often ends in sex practices which impair the moral and physical health, and may result to a career of disease and immorality of the victim. He also proposed the conduct of sex education before high school. It is underlined that parents have the prime responsibility of teaching their children about sex. In the absence of home education, teachers are mandated to deliver instructions. The conduct of sex education in college or high school becomes easier because some courses are related with this issue.


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