Abstinence In Public Schools

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There’s a girl in high school right now. She is young, excited, and ready for what high school has to offer for her. She is young, inexperienced, and clueless to the world around her. As a Freshman at a new school, she has a lot of questions that need to be answered. Two weeks into her Freshman year, she is being pressured into sex and knows nothing about it or the consequences of unprotected sex. Teen pregnancy is a high risk in America. As a nation, our teens were ranked highest in sexual transmitted diseases and being completely uneducated about the consequences. This is why public schools are in need of sex education all around the country, First, in America, teen pregnancy is a huge problem across the country. The statics for teen pregnancy across America are larger than any other country in the world. In 2014, a total of 249,078 babies were
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This option is Abstinence and it will reduce both teen pregnancy and STD’s all together. Abstinence is the encouragement to not have sex till marriage or until you are absolutely ready and informed. Abstinence in high schools will not only save millions of lives but will reduce the percentage of babies being born by teenagers around the age of 15-19. Young women around the world will be more focused on school and less on raising their newborns.
There are many other reasons why sex education in high schools are so important. It will lower teen pregnancy ratings in an obvious way. There will also be a huge drop in teens without STD’s. It will encourage abstinence and saving yourself until you are absolutely ready. It may not save every teenager but it will inform them of their options and of the consequences of unprotected. Therefore, Sex Education should be a class in every young adult’s life. There will always be a girl who is clueless of the consequences and will need the class to make her decision smarter and
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