Sex education will prevent many things for a child’s life, they will be able to be healthy, finish their education and enjoy a social life. Although some parents might find it inappropriate to speak to their children about sex, it is best to inform them before they suffer through problems. A child should be informed by anyone about sex education before they are being sexually active and might end up being pregnant or have some disease being that they were not informed about sex education. Parents should be grateful that the public schools their kids attend inform them about sex, for the reason sex education can inform them as well as preventing them from several
Opinion Paper Draft 1 Should there or should there not be formal sex education for high school students? Those who oppose formal sex education being taught to high school students contend these students are too young or not mature enough to be educated on these topics. They think that educating them tempts them to take part in sexual activity at an earlier age. Teaching formal sex education should be taught to all high school students across the country. Sex education would first and foremost teach them morals and proper behavior, instruct students on preventing teenage pregnancy, prevention of sexual diseases, and would be beneficial to those students whose parents do not address this issue with their child.
There are many pros to having sex education taught in schools; for instance, students can be taught accurately how to be safe when being sexually active with their partner. It’s probable that a teenager wouldn’t ask their parents about proper practices to having safe sex, such as how to correctly put on a condom, hence having sex education taught in schools would benefit both the student and the parents. Not only do sex education courses teach students about how to correctly use a condom, but it also teaches them the effectiveness of condoms and how to protect themselves from receiving sexually transmitted infections. Being taught about sexually transmitted diseases and how harmful they are to our bodies could aid in reducing the number of teenagers having sex and/or at the minimum help reduce the number of teenagers having unprotected sex. In addition, “students can be taught the correct terms of the reproductive system of sexually transmitted diseases and contraception birth instead of ‘street slang’” (Sex Education in Schools Pros and Cons).
Sex education should be taught in public schools because it help prevent S.T.Ds and teenage pregnancy, kids should know what sex is and the multiple consequences of having unprotected sex and also the laws that exist about and related to sex before having sex. Public schools sex education pays a significant role in reducing unplanned pregnancy and S.T.D.s Sex education should be taught in public schools because it helps prevent S.T.Ds and teenage pregnancy. The United States has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the industrialized world and teens have an impact of the sexually transmitted diseases and H.I.V. epidemic facing our nation. Kids before having sex should know about this things ways to prevent it and if they get it what should they do because we don’t want them suffering and being scared for something that may have cure.
Therefore this paper will included the pros and cons on the war of sex orientation due to the teachings of sex educational classes and abstinence. What is the difference between sex education and abstinence? Sex education is a term used to describe education about sexual intercourse, sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction and other aspects of human sexual behavior. Schools that offer sex education class (sex ed) often try to educate students so that they will not go out in the world without knowledge of such activities. Teenagers often have an idea what it is but may not understand it or know of the health risks of the sexual action.
Something more needs to be done in order to prevent high school students from finding out the hard way and the harsh consequences that unsafe sex can bring about. Condom availability can also encourage teens to make a safe decision. High schools should make condoms available in both nursing and guidance counselor offices because they would encourage safe sex, decrease teen pregnancies, and to aid in preventing sexually transmitted diseases amongst the high school population. Encouraging safe sex – According to an article in the “National Association of School Psychologists (2002) parents’ wants to be in control of what their teens are learning about sex.” Many parents and teachers are against teaching sex education to students because they think it should be taught from home and also they believe this will only encourage teenagers to engage in sex. It is said that instead of continuing with the promotion of safe sex, why schools don’t just offer teenagers sex education on abstinence and the importance of abstinence.
Should sex education be taught in high schools? Based on research and some of the teenagers’ stories that were victims of their surrounding I believe that sex education should be taught in our high schools. By teaching sex education to teenagers we will lower the rate of pregnancy and STD’s. In addition, teenagers will be more aware of dangers of sex and they can choose between waiting until they find the right person to be a partner or have sex, but protect them self by using what they learned in the sex education
What exactly comes to mind when you hear the words sex education? Do you wonder ... ... middle of paper ... ...responsibility away from the family. The biggest disadvantage is that there is no guarantee that the person teaching it has a healthy attitude about sex. Some people feel as if the handing out of condoms may also encourage kids to have sex. After reviewing my sources, I came to the conclusion that sexual education should be taught in school, and can be quite helpful to a certain extent.
Today 's youth is exposed to sex through several outlets, and not all give educational information to benefit their understanding of the topic. Teenagers need to be taught about the reality of sex and what it means to take part in it. They should not be intimidated into keeping quiet about their concerns on sex, but instead use their authority figures as leaverage to learn as much as they can about it. Schools should be a primary source of sex education because it is something teenagers will inevitably come across in their teenage years. It is necessary for them to know about the myths and facts regarding sex and reproduction, the emotions that teenagers might experience and the dangers and consequences of having sex.
Sex Education is a common practice in the United States and many other western count... ... middle of paper ... ...y, which will leave room for error and mistakes which will result in teenagers putting themselves at risk for sexually transmitted disease (or infections). So it is better to go beyond what the Traditional Sex Education program teaches and have an Abstinence-Only Sex Education program. Teaching students how to have safe sex is not enough, the students need know everything else that comes along with being sexually active and should be taught skills and tools that will help them make the right decision for their overall well-being. Abstinence-Only programs do a great job of helping students acquire the virtues of temperance and prudence, and providing students with in-depth information about sex, its risk, the value of abstaining from sex until one is mature or is married. As a result Abstinence-Only Education programs should be taught in schools all over the country.