Department of Education Addresses Misrepresentations of Comprehensive Health Education Standards

As health education becomes the latest target of sections of the community we have seen an increase in the number of attacks on the provision of comprehensive sex education, which somehow also seems to include attacks on SEL practices. As misinformation continues to be spread, it has left educators wondering how they can push back. …

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Youth largely underestimate the risks of contracting STIs through oral sex, a new study finds

Young people say they don’t use protection during oral sex. F.G. Trade/E+ via Getty Images Tammy Chang, University of Michigan; Arianna Strome, University of Michigan, and N'dea Moore-Petinak, University of Michigan The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Young people are largely unaware of the risk of contracting …

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Free Appearance Discrimination Lesson

Since 2004 the Dove Self-Esteem Project. has worked with leading experts in the area of body image to develop evidence-based tools. Aiming to ensure that the next generation grows up enjoying a positive relationship with the way they look—helping young people raise their self-esteem and realize their full potential. Through the Project, Dove has reached …

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Implementing Social Justice Biblioguidance in the High School Classroom

I love to read, and I want my students to experience the joy of getting lost in a book, or the aha moment that comes when you recognize yourself in a character, or when you learn from a character’s experience that you are not alone. I discovered one way to accomplish this, even with reluctant …

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