Dewey, J. (1984). The Public and its problems: An Essay in political inquiry. In Boydston, J. A. (Ed.), The Later works of John Dewy, 1915-53: Volume 2 1925-27. [Electronic 2nd release]. From: docId=dewey_ii/dewey_ii.22.xml;;toc.depth=1;;brand=default;query=public%20and%20its%20problems#public%20and%20its%20problems 

Daugherty, J., & Frabotta, R. (2018). Lack of Access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education. In Muschert G., Budd K., Christian M., Klocke B., Shefner J., & Perrucci R. (Eds.), Global Agenda for Social Justice: Volume one (pp. 81-90). Bristol: Bristol University Press. doi:10.2307/j.ctv47wfk2.16 

Fox, A. M., Himmelstein, G., Khalid, H., & Howell, E. A. (2019). Funding for Abstinence-Only Education and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: Does State Ideology Affect Outcomes? American Journal of Public Health, 109(3), 497–504.  

Garcia, L. (2018). Its 2018. It’s Time to Update Sex Ed (Published in print as The Case for Sexuality Education). Ed Week, Vol. 37 (30), 24.  Retrieved April 24, 2020 from 

Love, B. L. (2019). We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist teaching and the pursuit of educational freedom. Boston: Beacon Press.

Mueller, C. (2004). Ella Baker and the origins of “participatory democracy.” In Bobo, J., Hudley, C., & Michel, C. (Eds.). (2004). The black studies reader (pp. 79-89). Routledge. Retrieved from 

Obama, B. (2012/1998). Why organize? Problems and promise in the inner city. In M. Minkler (Ed.), Community organizing and community building for health and welfare (pp. 27-31). Rutgers University Press.

Payne, C. (1989). Ella Baker and models of social change. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 14(4), 885–899. doi: 10.1086/494549. From:   

Stolzfus, K. (2019). Students Want Schools to Be Honest About the Birds and the Bees. ASCD Express, Vol. 14 (28). Retrieved April 24, 2020 from 


Fox, C. (2019, September 20). Report Challenges Texas Teaching Abstinence-Only Sex Education. Retrieved from

Teen Birth Rate Comparison, 2018: Power to Decide. (2020). Retrieved from