Peggy Brick

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Spring 1981


The following article originally appeared, under the title "Sex Education Belongs in School," in Educational Leadership 38 (February 1981): 390-94. It is reprinted here with the permission of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and Peggy Brick.

At Dwight Morrow High School, sex education is an eight-week unit of a course called Introduction to Behavioral Science. Over the year, students cover such topics as human relations; the life cycle; learning; sleep, dreams, and the unconscious; mental health and mental illness—all of which contribute experiences and insights that enable students to understand dimensions of human sexuality.



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