Letters: Dec. 15, 1986

Teaching Sex

To the Editors:

If sex education is to be beneficial [EDUCATION, Nov. 24], it should include two components: factual information about sexual functions and concrete instruction on values. Since many parents shudder at the thought of "sex talk," we should expand public education to include classes that will guide parents in clarifying their own sexual values and developing the skills they need to communicate these standards to their youngsters. Julia H. Hawgood Cincinnati

Advocates of sex education are rearing their heads once again. Using the schools to instruct children about sex remains a form of invasion and is a...

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