Most America teenagers are sexually active and think nothing could ever
happen to them.
But, many of them are misinformed about the risks that are involved in
sex. Teens also don't always know the best ways to protect themselves and their
partners from becoming pregnant or getting STD's.
Alan Harris said, the more educated someone is the more likely they are
to make responsible and informed choice for their behaviors. Sex education
given by teachers at school is the most relabel way to give kids the right
information about sex. In schools sex education information is give by
professional and has be proven by many reports all over the country and world.
The first formal attempts at sex education was introduced by a Dr.
Arnold a schoolmaster at a public school. Dr. Arnold used the Bible to make the
schoolboys fell guilt and scared of sex and masturbation. The nineteenth-
century scare tactics books of Dr. Arnold were nothing like the sex book used by
the sex educations teachers of today(Greaves. pg.171).
Schools that have sex education taught by a sex education professions
and that use reports and survey from all over the country and world are the most
convening sources of information. They have had the most influence on my
decisions about sex as well as many other teens. Parents and other teens can
give out wrong information about sex that can give a false scene of security,
which can lead to a unwanted pregnancy or STD. Sex education must be taught in
schools so, student get the right information.
Most parents fell that the best place for sex education is in the home.
The parents can teach their children family and religious values. Teacher Mary
L. Tatum says, Schools do a better job influence children and have more time to
try to influence children better that anyone except, perhaps, the parents. It
is important that parents give sex information but, school need to reinforce
what the... [continues]
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