ERIC Number: EJ423795
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
AIDS Education in the Public Schools: Old Wine in New Bottles?
Howe, Kenneth R.
Journal of Moral Education, v19 n2 p114-23 May 1990
Investigates Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) education in public schools, arguing that preoccupation with sex education masks several problems associated with AIDS education. Contends that moral-political educational issues are renewed by the AIDS problem. Identifies liberal and conservative positions on AIDS education, showing their basis in explicit values. Suggests procedures for curriculum development. (CH)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Conservatism, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Health Education, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Political Issues, Public Health, Public Schools, Role of Education, Sex Education, Social Values, Teacher Responsibility, Values Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A