California: Fremont School Board Considers Sex Education for Junior High Students
January 15, 2009
On Tuesday, the Fremont school board was scheduled to consider two sex education curricula for seventh- and eighth-grade students. Board members will study the programs, "FLASH" and "Teen Talk," amid rumors that some trustees want to remove sex education altogether from the district's junior high schools.
"If a curriculum is not the best, if it has dangerous ramifications, I see no harm in waiting until you get [a better one]. That doesn't mean those of us who feel this way say 'Never, never, never' to sex ed. We're saying 'Quality, quality, quality,'" said Zilli.
Contra Costa Times
01.13.2009; Linh Tat, The Argus
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