Annotated Bibliography: Sex Education in Public Schools Essay

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Elders, Joycelyn."Sex Education Should Be Taught in Schools." Roleff, Tamara L. Sex Education. WI: David Bender, 1998.9-12.

Recent suggestion suggest that sex education programs in public schools have encouraged teenagers to limit the number of sexual partners they have and to use condoms. Adolescents need a wide-range of sex education programs in school that give them specific information in order to develop empowered and responsible adults for preventing pregnancy and disease. It listed in 1960 teenagers were behind in math and science, more classes was added. So if we would like to enforce the social problems more programs need to be added. The more they enforce the issue in schools the better the message will come across.
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On the other hand, the government agrees to fund programs to disseminate HIV consciousness and establish family clinic. This source relates to my topic because freshmen lack sex education the most than college undergraduates.

Luker, Jane Mauldon& Kristin. "SEx Education Has Reduced Teen Pregnancy."Roleff, Tamara L. Sex Education. MA: David Bender, 1996. 26-32

If teenagers receive sex education while they are still virgins, they are more likely to postpone their initial sexual experience and they more often use contraception when they do become sexually active. The article shows that pregnancy rates among sexually active teenagers been reduced by 20 percent between 1970 & 1990.Thus if teens receive sex education the rates for pregnancy will drop. This applies to my topic because, if teenagers get the proper education it will be less pregnant teens running around in society.

Lyman, Kate. "Schools Should Teach about Homosexual Families." Roleff, Tamara L.Sex Education. WI: David Bender, 1996/1997. 52-60

Rosenberg, M. (2002, october 13). "Helping Parents Tell A Child About Sex". New York Times, p. 2.
PTA is steering seminars to educate parents in what way to talk about sex to their kids.
The PTA feels if they could get parents to be a part of the process, they will know how to approach their kids about sex education. Most teenagers don’t feel comfortable with this conversation especially with their parents.

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