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Jose Bonilla Sex silliness in Texas In Sex silliness in Texas, Ellen Goodman asserts her perspective on the controversy of sex education in public Texas high schools. Goodman, through scientific evidence, statistical analysis and opinions from those affected by this controversy, provides evidence to support her views and to show how the alterations to the educational structure of the public high schools; have been restructuring the schools’ curriculum to a more conservative view. She believes that the proper way to teach sex education in public high schools is by incorporating both ideas; the abstinence idea and the use of contraceptives. The Texas Board of Education has recently given their approval for the health textbooks that will be in classrooms for the next ten years. Goodman observes that the recent selections have been chosen to promote an abstinence-only message to the students. “Only one of the four approved books even mentions contraceptives. The altered lessons teach students how to avoid
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course RHE 306 taught by Professor Alyea during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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