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    Sex education should be an important part of all adolescences’ education. According to many peer reviewed articles, the United States has surprisingly the highest rates in teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.(21) In order for these rates to be controlled is through sex education. Sex education must be enforced. It is not a requirement in most schools in the United States. Due to the lack of support received by the government, most schools do not have enough funds for these programs.…

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    Sex education remains one of the most critical areas of discussion among teenagers. However, the topic presents challenges especially where the community’s culture is rather conservative. In this case, sex education is considered “too much” for teenagers. This discussion aims at exploring into the topic from the perspective of two articles. In the comparative analysis section, the topic of sex education is brought into perspective based on each article. It is found that the authors of both…

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    incomplete education, as many schools now use inefficient programs to teach sex education, or simply don’t teach it. Some parents say that it should be left to the parents to educate their own children on this subject, whereas others believe that the schools should teach the children, with one side trusting abstinence-only programs, and the other investing in comprehensive sex education. Despite this controversy, sex education should be taught in schools because comprehensive sex education is…

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    child.” Sex education should be taught to students because it reduces teen pregnancy, increases contraceptive use, and delays sexual activity. Do not misunderstand, children are a blessing, but they can make life extremely stressful when they are had at the wrong time. The current debate involves these topics: Should sex education be taught in schools? Are abstinence programs the best for students? There are two types of sex education: abstinence only and comprehensive sex education. The…

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    Should Sex Education be in Schools? A Review of the Literature Statistics show 34.3 percent out of 1000 female adolescents are pregnant, actually the lowest recorded in history (King, 2014).The previous statistics lead to approximately 850,000 adolescent pregnancies alone (McKeon, 2006), the highest rates of adolescent pregnancy recorded in the United States opposed to every other country. McKeon (2006) also states around 9.1 million adolescents have contracted an STI/STD under the age of…

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    Today, there are many arguments about whether or not our sex education system should be revamped, not to mention which topics should and shouldn 't be covered in our schools. The idea that abstinence-only sex education is, of course, commonly refuted—after all, it was only recently that a Texas school district, whose curriculum was solely abstinence-only with no coverage on contraceptives, had a chlamydia outbreak. The Guttmacher institute also states that 99% of women ages 15 to 44 have used at…

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    Japan” (“Does learning about birth control in school help prevent teen pregnancy?”). Experts need to come to an agreement on how teens will be educated on preventing teen pregnancy. If they are taught by the abstinence-only or comprehensive sex education program, the information needs to be readily available and accurate. Teens need to be properly educated on…

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    Sex, making love, doing it, the dirty. All of these broad words and phrases carry different meanings and character. The elephant in the room just grows bigger and bigger with the avoided time ticking away. Sex education, most commonly referred to as “Sex – Ed” by many, has been a controversial issue over generations. AIDS, STDs, how to prevent teen pregnancy, and many more issues are covered in these beneficial classes offered by a small minority of schools over the United States. Sex education…

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    Sex, it is an activity that is widely practiced yet hardly discussed. The very act ensures the survival of many organisms and provides a moment of excitement. In the United States, citizens are constantly bombarded with images of sexual behavior and relationships, many are familiar with the saying of sex sells. Even though sex is deeply rooted in the entertainment industry we rarely discuss the topic of sex with our own children. Instead most adult Americans rely on the school system to provide…

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    Arguments For 1. Helps children understand the concept 2. Prevent teen pregnancy 3. Teaches safe sex 4.Less disease exposure in communities 5.Teaches morals of life Arguments Against [rank them in order of importance] 1. To young to worry about sex 2. Not age appropriate 3.May interfere with religious ideologies 4.Encourages intercorse with multiple mates 5.Prone to “curiosity” of unsafe sex Which side of this issue do you feel MOST strongly about and WHY? Use evidence to support your opinion…

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