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Good thing it's a boy. If it were a girl they would never publish the photograph!
Commented Oct 24, 2011 on
A 12-year-old boy has been missing from the Catskills since yesterday. Monticello Police and Catskills Hatzalah are reportedly setting up for a large-scale search. The missing boy The staging area is being set up at the Hebrew Day School across Gibbers Road. Right now, there appears to be no...
I am a baby-boomer, which means that I attended high school during the 60's and early 70's, a time when all moral values began to collapse. By the time they got to teaching sex ed, most of us knew "the facts of life" already. But fortunately, there was one female Gym and Health Ed teacher who wasn't afraid to be just a bit controversial. She understood that sex education needed to be more than the "insert Tab A into Slot B" instruction manual. She discussed the social and emotional issues involved in being sexually active, not only with the girls in her classes, but also insisted that some of the films on the matter be shown in the boys' Health Ed classes. In those days it made a few waves. My male classmates and I all thought at the time that the films were laughable, but a few years later, when I was in college, the information gotten had a salutary influence on certain decisions I made.
Commented Oct 11, 2011 on
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More on Sex Ed
After I read “Why Sex Ed Isn’t Working” a few weeks ago, I thought it might be helpful to share my perspective as a public school graduate who experienced comprehensive sex education (as opposed to abstinence-only sex ed). I’m in college now, but my high school health class promoted abstinence w...
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