Sex Education should be taught in middle schools to make our children aware and help
them with decisions in the future. When children enter middle school many of them are going
through adolescent changes. This school district needs to help educate these hormone raging
teens about sex education. Not only will this program teach sex education, it will also give teens
the chance to ask questions and receive help if they are in a sexual situation. District #150 makes
up about three quarters the schools in Peoria and if you make room for a sex education program
to help your students, many other schools will follow your example. You can help stop teen sex
at an early age with guidance. With a sex education program in your curriculum, you will see
success in the students lives and notice a change in attitude toward the opposite sex.
As you walk down the middle school hallways, you see more young teenage girls that are
pregnant. Many of these girls knew the chances of getting pregnant without using a condom, but
really they didn't care. According to Faye Wattleton, "the staggering rates and devastating
consequences of teen pregnancy in America are well document" (Wattleton 51). It seems clear
that many of the girls are unaware of the results of having unprotected sexual intercourse. These
girls and even young men should be given the opportunity to learn about the outcomes of sex.
When a teenage girl is making out with her boyfriend and things start to grow intense, most just
go along with sex because they think nothing will happen. With this program you can help
decrease more than "1,000,000 US teenagers becoming pregnant each year, intentionally"
(Donavon 28). Helping find the answer to a problem is a start, but solving the task takes...