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Unformatted text preview: Do you remember when you were in high school and you had to go through that dreadful sex education class? Thinking back, do you wish there was more information about birth control and condoms, instead of “say no to sex”? Sex education should be taught in schools because it teaches students about safe-sex practices, the risk of pregnancy, and the consequences of sexually transmitted diseases (STD's). The controversy about sex education in schools has been ongoing for so many years that it needs to finally come to a close. Contrary to what certain groups may believe, statistics have shown that both parents and students would rather have more information about STD’s, safe sex, and risk of pregnancy than being taught that abstinence is the only way to be. Sex is being broadcast in the media, music, and advertisement everywhere; it’s a wonder that not all teens are having sex right now. However, because of the contribution of parents and school staff, teens have been getting the best information on how to effectively deal...
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- Spring '10
- Sex Education, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior