Why sex ed. should be taught in schools

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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.


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...