Originally Posted by sirhcyennek81
I think anything before 5th grade is too soon for sex education. Make it mandatory and have actual health professionals teach it, not gym coaches. I remember in 9th grade being broken up into boy/girl classes so we could learn about our bodies. Nothing is as awkward as a lesbian gym teacher explaining to a bunch of 14 year old boys the mechanics of an erection.
That's hilarious, and not exactly the same as my experience, but fits with the overall feel of the whole thing. These guys act like public schools are sending out top tier behavioral psychologists and medical professionals to lead these sessions,
Parents may not be perfect. But 80% of them are better than the walking nut cups that get stuck wrapping bananas for a bunch of heckling punks.