Sex in the Schoolroom

In junior high schools last week, Oregon boys & girls of 12 and 13 were learning the facts of life from a film. After nearly ten years of cautious preparation, the state of Oregon had taken a bold step. It was sponsoring a film that candidly brought before mixed adolescent audiences the truth about menstruation, reproduction, glands and growth.

Human Growth calls a Fallopian tube a Fallopian tube. Through this film and question-&-answer periods stimulated by it, Oregon hoped to take sex education out from behind the barn and into the class room.


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