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(Claire Conger)

By Claire Conger

September 20, 2020

A survey of 147 Tam students demonstrates a lack of understanding of menstruation bringing into question the quality of sex-ed in local elementary and middle schools and at Tam.

Let’s Talk About Sex

Let's Talk About Sex

By Samantha Ferro

April 28, 2018

10 weeks after Nia and her partner decided to have sex for the first time, she found out that she was pregnant. Nia had only two options — have the child or have an abortion.   Nia is a current student at Tam that would like to remain anonymous. It seemed that despite completing the multip...

What I Wish I Learned In Sex Ed

What I Wish I Learned In Sex Ed

By Markita Schulman

June 10, 2013

As the Tamalpais Union High School District gears up to revise its curriculum with a new emphasis on “21st century skills,” I propose it’s as good a time as ever to take a look at our sex education curriculum. Having taken some pseudo-mandatory variation of “sex ed” three separate times in...