ERIC Number: EJ943627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Disestablishing Sex: The Case for Released-Time Sex Education
Glanzer, Perry L.
Phi Delta Kappan, v93 n1 p59-61 Sep 2011
Allowing nonschool organizations to provide sex education in a released-time format would disestablish state-funded sex education and give families a choice in the sex education that would be provided for their children. Released-time programs, as originally conceived and currently practiced, allow students to be released for a period of time during the school day to study the religion of their family's choosing. That concept could be expanded to include sex education.
Descriptors: Sex Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Practices, Extracurricular Activities, Released Time, Religious Education, Comparative Analysis, Context Effect, Church Role, State Church Separation
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