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Sexuality Education
Sexuality Education
Susan Calahan

Historically, sexuality education has been a lightning rod for controversy fueled by passion-filled debate surrounding many questions, the most basic of which is, should it even be taught at all, followed by what should be taught, at what age should it be taught, where should it be taught, who should teach it, and does it work? Many concerns factor into this often contentious public discourse, including diverse religious and political viewpoints, health-related perspectives, theoretical foundations, research findings, funding, and personal opinions, to name a few. The challenges associated with teaching sexuality education can seem daunting, yet its importance is validated by Drolet and Clark (1994) with the following:

Sexuality educators may be the unsung heroes of our ...

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