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Whereas other research that expresses that just discussing about sex and contraceptives with middle schools students does not make the rate of sexual activity escalate nor does it persuade them; on the other hand, it actually discourages them to engage in sexual activity by nearly1.5 years. It has also made the use of condoms to go up (Zembar; Blume); the use of contraceptives will go up also when teenagers learn about sex earlier in schools. Hani Raoul Khouzem (Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry) cited one study done in Utah involving 7,000 teenagers from the 7th and10th grade on a values-based curriculum that was funding by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and cond... ... middle of paper ... ... to try to support his baby. Last, but not least where will they live? Being that they have a hard time finding someone who will rent to them, being they have not rented anywhere before.
The purpose of this paper is to determine which curricula of sex education should be taught in schools to be most effective in lowering STD and pregnancy rates among teenagers. The first type of curricula is abstinence-only. Abstinence-only based curricula is taught to more than 50 percent of students worldwide (Sex in Review, 2003). Abstinence programs teach teens how to say no. It does not teach them about STDs and how to protect themselves, therefore keeping them in the dark about sex.
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