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1 Monica Brock Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools Today Final Exam Research Project
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2 Monica Brock Sara was a normal sixteen year old; she loved school, her family and friends and her boyfriend. She was having a great Sophomore year, until the day she found out about the "accident". Sara and her boyfriend, Tyler, had been together for over a year, and they planned to eventually get married. Both of them felt they were ready to have sex. However, neither of them knew anything about birth control or the dangers of having unprotected sex. What they knew about sex they had learned from watching movies and from what their friends had told them. So one night they decided to go ahead and try it. Then about six weeks later, Sara noticed that she wasn't feeling well and that she hadn't gotten her period the month before. Of course, Sara had no idea what was wrong with her, so she told her mother how she didn't feel well and she hadn't had her period. Sara's mother asked Sara if she and Tyler had slept together, and Sara had to tell her the truth. Right away her mother knew exactly what was wrong. Sara was pregnant. Sara's mother, Mary, immediately called Tyler's parents. The teenagers and their parents met and discussed the "accident". Later that year Sara dropped out of school and gave birth to twin girls. By this time, Tyler had graduated and found a job, where he could work enough to support Sara and the twins. This one "accident" changed Sara and Tyler's lives forever. Sara never made it to her sex education class her senior year. Sara had had next to no kind of sex education, her mother didn’t feel Sara needed ‘the talk’ yet, but boy was she wrong. According to a press release from NYC Health, nineteen percent of sexually active teenage girls used no form of birth control. “The reports findings show a clear need to educate teenagers about birth control options. Parents, teachers and health care providers and other trusted adults have vital roles to play in helping young people stay safe
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