Progressive and Pragmatic: The National Sexuality Education Standards for U.S. Public Schools

Boonstra, Heather D.
March 2012
Guttmacher Policy Review;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p2
The article reports on the release of the National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K-12 for public schools by a consortium of leading school health education groups in the U.S. According to Jerry Newberry of the National Education Association Health Information Network, the standards will help in teaching students about sexual health and responsible adulthood. It aims to offer a clear guidance on the core content of public school-based sex education for students.


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