What Is The Importance Of Sexual Education In High School
Teens and parents in some cases feel uncomfortable having the discussion on sexual education. Schools should help facilitate an open dialogue in order to lessen any discomfort surrounding the topic of sex that a teen or parent may have. Sexual education can play a vital role in informing students in such matters as; pregnancies, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual violence, abortion, and planned parenthood. Students would become more educated on the subject of sexual education when taught about it in school as part of the general educational requirements mandated by the school administration. Not only will sexual education and the information that it provides have a profound effect on students during their high school years, it will also have lasting benefits in the students’ future. If sexual education was taught in every high school, then there would be reductions in teen pregnancy rates, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual violence, and teens would feel empowered to take advantage of the resources healthcare facilities have provided them …show more content…
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