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  • Sex Education

    Sex Education

    To Teach or Not to Teach Today many more teens are creating sexual experiences or beginning their sexual lives at a very young age. Some believe that the sooner they start having sex the faster and more quickly they will become an adult. Others believe it is a part of their lives that they are ready to deal with. Without the full knowledge of sex education, these teens are making somewhat uniformed decisions and are

    Essay Length: 2,094 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • Sex Education in American Society

    Sex Education in American Society

    Sex Education in American Society Any topic regarding sexuality in the United States is basically seen as taboo. It was very refreshing to see a different, honest perspective regarding sexual identity. When I think about Sweden, which is where this film was produced, I think of a place that is very educated and safe to live in. Sweden is actually known to be one of the most safest places to live on earth. This

    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Sex Education: Should Condoms Be Distributed in Schools?

    Sex Education: Should Condoms Be Distributed in Schools?

    Sex Education: Should Condoms be distributed in Schools? “Sex Education: Should Condoms be distributed in Schools?” was very eye catching to the reader. The author of this essay Rush H. Limbaugh III, points out a lot of good points here which I highly agree with. Sex education can be very tricky, what are its limitations? What should the students be taught and what shouldn’t they be taught? If my memory serves me right, I

    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Artur
  • Educating Our Future: An Analysis of Sex Education in the Classroom

    Educating Our Future: An Analysis of Sex Education in the Classroom

    In the article entitled “Educating our Future: An Analysis of Sex Education in the Classroom”, Michael J. Fucci offered his commentary on the evolution and legal ramifications of sex education programs in today’s classroom. The author began by relating a brief history of how sex education programs, that began as “hygiene” based, have evolved into a more explicit curriculum. Because, according to the author, these programs now also focus on sexuality, he provided commentary on

    Essay Length: 577 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Max
  • Sex Education in Schools

    Sex Education in Schools

    Sex Education The talk. Each parent has their own way of teaching sex education to their child, whether it be “the birds and the bees” or the hardcore facts. Some parents choose to address the topic before it arises during recess at school, others choose to let the child come to them with questions. Either way, parents have the choice of how to go about education their child on such a delicate subject. While some

    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Title Ix - Single-Sex Education in American Public Schools

    Title Ix - Single-Sex Education in American Public Schools

    Title IX Single-sex education in American public schools has been essentially outlawed since the 1972 passage of Title IX, the federal statute that prohibits publicly funded single-sex education. At the time Title IX was passed, most "experts" thought that there were no educationally meaningful differences between the sexes, and therefore no justification for educating boys and girls in separate environments. Guess what. The experts were wrong. In the 29 years that have passed since Title

    Essay Length: 3,826 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Edward
  • Sex Education in Public Schoold

    Sex Education in Public Schoold

    Sex Education in Public Schools Today, there are many young people that are sexually active. There are many things that contribute to them becoming active such as peer pressure, TV shows, commercials, and curiosity. After they have begun to have sex, they may not realize the risks and dangers that they are setting themselves up for. By, having sex education in public schools, young people can learn about their body, learn how to protect themselves,

    Essay Length: 528 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Sex in the Media

    Sex in the Media

    Sexuality in the media has been a widely discussed topic amongst people for many years. Sexuality isn’t portrayed only on television, but in magazines, advertisements, and movies. Is sexuality in media really necessary? Does sex actually help advertising? How do people respond to this? These questions are all important when deciding what is appropriate and what isn’t. People in today’s society are largely focused on sexuality. Sexuality is what is hip now and its popularity

    Essay Length: 1,483 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Yes on Sex Education

    Yes on Sex Education

    Sex education is being taught to students in middle schools across the country. It educates young teenagers about the responsibilities and sometimes consequences of having sex. Teaching sex education helps students understand that the changes their body is undergoing is normal. Some parents may feel uncomfortable talking with their children on this subject because it’s very personal. Also, it gives kids the knowledge of what a Sexually Transmitted Disease is and how to protect themselves

    Essay Length: 657 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: July
  • The Teaching of Sex Education and Children

    The Teaching of Sex Education and Children

    The Teaching of Sex Education and Children With the sexual revolution and the arrival of the newer diseases, parents and educators are at ever-increasing odds to what is the best way to educate children about sex. Sex education in the school systems would help prevent the spreading of diseases and pregnancies, the issue is the decision between parents and educators on what is the best way. America’s children are getting different messages which are confusing

    Essay Length: 2,019 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: July
  • Comprehensive, the Right Approach to Sex Education

    Comprehensive, the Right Approach to Sex Education

    Comprehensive, the Right Approach to Sex Education Since the first sex education video, “Human Growth” was shown in public schools in the 1940’s, sex education in school has remained a controversial subject (Bellafante 9.1). In the present however, it is no longer disputed whether or not sex-ed should be taught, but what should be taught in a sex education program. Conservatives and Liberals both agree that sex education in public schools is important but, their

    Essay Length: 847 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Steve
  • Sex Education

    Sex Education

    Sex Education Abstinence-only sex education is based on family values and ideological beliefs. Since the 1980s Congress and many school boards have supported this movement in their effort to promote self-discipline and prevent premarital sex. Since the early 1980s efforts have been made to suppress sex and teach the social, psychological, and health benefits that might b gained by abstaining from premarital sex. Abstinence programs can be beneficial because it encourages children to remain

    Essay Length: 932 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Sex Education in Usa

    Sex Education in Usa

    Rough Draft Currently the United States has the highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Roughly 93 per every 1000 sexually active adolescent females in the U.S. become pregnant (Wikipedia). Teen pregnancies and STDs are growing epidemics that obviously aren’t being addressed properly, as the rates of both in teens are on a steady rise. Introducing Sex Education into public schools will reduce the risk of potentially negative outcomes from sexual activity such as

    Essay Length: 270 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Bred
  • Sex Education Vs. Abstinence in California

    Sex Education Vs. Abstinence in California

    Introduction In the 1950’s society as a whole was more conservative than it is today, there were many social stigmas attached to activities which were not approved, persons who engaged in these activities were often looked down upon. Teen pregnancy was one of those activities which carried a social stigma. A modern example of this can be seen on the television show Desperate Housewives in which Bree Van De Kamp’s daughter Danielle becomes pregnant and

    Essay Length: 2,874 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Steve
  • Sex Education Should Be Taught in School

    Sex Education Should Be Taught in School

    If you discovered your child had taken up cigarette smoking, how would you respond? Would you simply accept it as typical teenage behavior and supply him with the safest brand of cigarettes available--those lowest in tar and nicotine--or would you respond in a manner that would relate to your child that smoking can cause serious diseases and even death? What if you found out your newly licensed teenage child was drinking alcohol? Would you check

    Essay Length: 1,294 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Monika
  • Sex Education: Sweden Vs. United States

    Sex Education: Sweden Vs. United States

    Sex Education: Sweden vs. United States Federal Law in the United States mandates that “Abstinence-only-until-marriage education” teach that any sexual activity among unmarried individuals is detrimental and wrong. Along with this, it specifically prohibits instruction regarding any contraceptive unless to emphasize their failure rates. Regardless of these multimillion-dollar efforts within the United States to stress abstinence, teen pregnancy and STD rates continue to substantially exceed those within the developed countries, such as Sweden, where comprehensive

    Essay Length: 2,354 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Jack
  • Sex Education

    Sex Education

    Children and young adults today distinguish right from wrong based on their previous knowledge. The education they receive plays a major role in the way they make decisions. Sex is a controversial topic brought up frequently throughout a child’s life. Based on the way it is taught, the child makes decisions that may forever change his or her life. (Sex Education That 3) Although it is often opposed, the two most essential ways children learn

    Essay Length: 1,305 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • Teen Sex and the Media

    Teen Sex and the Media

    Teen Sex and the Media “Rap It Up”, a familiar phrase heard all too often in today’s very influencing media sources. In today’s society teen sex is becoming an issue because of this misleading phrase. Many companies try to decrease the percentages of teen pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases through promotion of protected sex but also forget to include the possible “accidents” that may occur while having “safe sex”. When these percentages

    Essay Length: 837 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Jack
  • Comprehensive Sex Education

    Comprehensive Sex Education

    Comprehensive Sexual Education In 2002, there were an estimated 0,000 unwanted teenage pregnancies and over 15,000 new cases of HIV among 15-21 year olds in the United States. Most of these cases occurred because the teens did not know how to use contraceptives and protection effectively when engaging in sexual behavior. The type of information a student receives from sexual education, if they receive any at all, can either prevent or accelerate the negative consequences

    Essay Length: 1,963 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • Sex Education and Premarital Sex

    Sex Education and Premarital Sex

    Sex Education and Premarital Sex Sex education is taught to every young person in virtually every school across the country. In the majority of these sex education programs, physical anatomy and safe contraception are the main focuses of the programs, telling young people what the physical rewards and consequences may be but avoiding some of the key issues relating to mental, emotional and spiritual effects. Proponents of these programs feel that we must educate our

    Essay Length: 766 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Jon
  • Abstinence Vs Comprehensive Sex Education

    Abstinence Vs Comprehensive Sex Education

    Sexuality has long been a sensitive topic, providing the alarming facts that: • Slightly more than half of females and nearly two-thirds of males have had experienced sexual intercourse by their 18th birthday, suggested in a research by Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Services. (Moore et al., Review section 1: Sexual Intercourse) • With 0,000 teenage pregnancies a year, America has the highest teen birth rates in the

    Essay Length: 2,216 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lee Vs.Coburn – “should the Federal Government Fund Comprehensive Sex Education?”

    Lee Vs.Coburn – “should the Federal Government Fund Comprehensive Sex Education?”

    Over the last several years, Congress has emphasized funding abstinence-only programs over comprehensive sex education. The government is pouring millions of money into these programs when there is no real evidence that these programs are working. There is no support of science in these programs. By contrast, Comprehensive sex and health programs have been shown to postpone sex and improve contraception use. Students who have comprehensive sex education know more and feel better prepared to

    Essay Length: 1,106 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Shannon
  • Reproductive Rights and Sex Education in Schools

    Reproductive Rights and Sex Education in Schools

    Today in society there are many different ways children are being taught about sex in our schools. They are taught about different consequences that can happen as a result of unprotected and protected sex, as well as precautionary measures if sex is a choice that is taken as a young adult or teenager. Some schools go as far as providing teens with protection such as condoms, but isn't this being a sort of hypocrite

    Essay Length: 1,129 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: saraleah81
  • Single Sex Education

    Single Sex Education

    Professor Robin Robertson said she could identify students from girls-only schools on the first day of class. “They were the young women whose hands shot up in the air, who were not afraid to defend their positions, and who assumed I would be interested in their perspective.” The topic of single gender schools is recently uprising and concerning many parents and teachers. Single sex school was more popular in the earlier days but they are

    Essay Length: 1,335 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2017 By: Sara Knapp
  • Sex and Violence in Media

    Sex and Violence in Media

    Sex and Violence in Media In today’s society, sex and violence is practically in every movie you see. Most box office hits are filled with a variety of violence, like the Matrix or a variety of sexual content, like American Pie. The violence and sex content in these movies make it appealing to viewers, especially young audiences. But, the effects of watching these movies could be damaging, especially if the child is not being supervised

    Essay Length: 2,093 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July

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