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‘Teaching Good Sex’

November 23, 2011

The New York Times offers an explicit and deeply disturbing look at sex education at a Philadelphia school. The Times also reviews the history of sex education in American schools:

Sex education in America was invented by Progressive Era reformers like Sears, Roebuck’s president, Julius Rosenwald, and Charles Eliot, the president of Harvard University …[Eliot] concluded that sex education was so important that he turned down Woodrow Wilson’s offer of the ambassadorship to Britain to join the first national group devoted to promoting the subject.


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  • Posted by: FredC - Nov. 23, 2011 10:57 PM ET USA

    The NYTimes story says the homosexual teacher, with a partner for 17 years, is a practicing Catholic. His whole class is not-so-soft porn. I hope his parish priest reads the story.