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How and when should sex ed be taught in school?




A school bus is parked outside the Venice High School, where police are investigating allegations of the sexual assault of students at the school in Venice Beach, California on March 14, 2015.  Police today are continuing their search for four male suspects who were allegedly part of a group of 14 accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls at the school.
A school bus is parked outside the Venice High School, where police are investigating allegations of the sexual assault of students at the school in Venice Beach, California on March 14, 2015. Police today are continuing their search for four male suspects who were allegedly part of a group of 14 accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls at the school.
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Police in Los Angeles have arrested an 11th student from Venice High School in connection with the alleged sex crimes that came to light last week. While details are still emerging in this specific case, it raises questions about how sex ed is taught in schools: what's required, what's considered appropriate and what's effective.

We're joined by Dr. Norman Constantine, director of the Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development at the Public Health Institute and professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.