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The Sound of Ideas

How Young for Sex Education?

Posted Wednesday, October 25, 2006

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It's radical. It's daring. It's sure to cause controversy. No surprise - it involves sex. Just when do you prep children for what comes after the first kiss? Subjects like disease, and pregnancy, and abuse? Is third grade too young? First grade? What if the schools wanted to start instruction of the birds and the bees in kindergarten? It's on the drawing board for the region's largest school system. We'll talk about it Wednesday morning at nine on The Sound of Ideas.

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Lita-Marie Townsend, Responsible Sexual Behaviors Supervisor, CMSD; Matt Carroll, Cleveland Health Director; Peggy Pecchio, Operation Keepsake

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