Family Education

America's schools prepare kids to be everything from social workers to lawyers, from engineers to astronauts. But why aren't we grooming them more for the role they are most likely to have in common — parenthood? Some educators say teaching kids not to have sex — or when to have it — is a waste of time. Why not face the inevitable and teach them to be good mothers and fathers? The debate over family education in the schools is next on Talk of the Nation. Guests: Amitai Etzioni University Professor of Sociology, Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University Kristi Hamrick Director of Communications, Family Research Council Gloria Feldt President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Listeners call in

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