Should Sex Education Start in Kindergarten?

FILE – In this March 31, 2017, file photo a fifth grade student shows his geometry work to a teacher at Columbus Elementary School, in Columbus, N.M. New Mexico’s elementary school students may be falling further behind, according to a review of preliminary academic data by legislative analysts that shows less than one-third of students are proficient. In 2020, students faced school closures, were absent more frequently, and had limited access to online learning. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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This week on Nikki Medoro’s KGO in 8:10 podcast, she reviews the Netflix series “Sex Education” and the importance of talking about sex in a healthy manner to your kids starting at an early age, allowing them to define and experience pleasure in an acceptable manner.

“The internet has certainly changed teen and tween exposure to sex; has sex education kept up?” Asks Nikki Medoro.

Do you think sex education should start in kindergarten? Should you talk to young children about pleasure? How did you earn about the birds and the bees?

Listen to Nikki Medoro’s thoughts on the subject and what the United States can learn from the Dutch below.

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