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Monday, July 28, 2014         

SEX EDUCATION: DO WE KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT PONO CHOICES?


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Public input is welcomed in reviewing the DOE’s sex-education policies and curricula for students

By Ronn Nozoe

POSTED: 02:30 a.m. HST, Apr 06, 2014

~~<p>Sex education is among the most personal issues addressed in schools. Families and community members have strong opinions about what, when and how such issues should be covered in schools.</p>
<p>There has been some public discourse about Pono Choices, a sexual health education curriculum developed and owned by the University of Hawaii's Center on Disability Studies. As part of a UH research study, a handful of middle schools chose to train teachers and implement Pono Choices.</p>
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Sex education is among the most personal issues addressed in schools. Families and community members have strong opinions about what, when and how such issues should be covered in schools.

There has been some public discourse about Pono Choices, a sexual health education curriculum developed and owned by the University of Hawaii's Center on Disability Studies. As part of a UH research study, a handful of middle schools chose to train teachers and implement Pono Choices. Login for more...



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