The Theory Of Evolution And Sex Education Essay

1755 Words Oct 25th, 2016 8 Pages
The United States was founded on the principle of religious freedom and, it is important to try to firmly stand behind that belief in every case, one cannot do that with the well-being of any given student in mind. This applies to two topics in particular: the teaching of the theory of evolution and sex education. In every other aspect or field, I wholeheartedly believe that accommodations should be made for religion-related absences and all religious expression should be permitted. Every student should be allowed to practice their religion with no inhibitions from the school system. However, they should not be allowed to miss class intentionally to perhaps prevent discomfort or exposure to a specific topic that the student or his/her parent deems inappropriate on incorrect. It is often in those subjects that the student learns real-world knowledge that could save lives and broaden horizons. As long as every subject is taught in a fashion that doesn’t present theories as fact, students’ attendance to these classes should be mandatory. With the health of the school community and the freedom of religion of the utmost importance, I believe it necessary that students could express themselves in any way they see fit, when it comes to their faith, but they must also attend every class, regardless of its opposition to their beliefs. This is mainly due to the fact that the information taught in some of the more controversial topics is very relevant to teenagers and…

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