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    advocatesforyouth.org, “abstinence only education teaches students to abstain from sex prior to marriage.” These program has been proven to be ineffective. Abstinence only education is ineffective because it is not conducive in reducing teen pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted diseases rates. Abstinence only programs are less likely to teach students about birth control and contraception and how to access it. These programs has not been shown to reduce teen sexual activity. Abstinence only programs became

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    is larger than any rate in Western European countries. Sex education can solve the problem that we see, and possibly lower that rate. It can benefit kids by informing them about everything involving sex instead of sheltering them from the truth. Abstinence-only education is the other option that is typically used, but creating a program to cover everything and not exclude some children who have different beliefs is the overall goal. This program should be offered for all students as a mandatory course

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    If so, you are more educated than more than 40% of teenagers in the United States (“Abstinence-Only Education”). This is because more than half of the states that mandate sex education require it to be abstinence only education, which is sex education that emits important information about contraception and healthy sexuality and instead only stresses the importance of abstaining from sex until marriage. Abstinence-only education has inaccurate, discriminatory, and stereotype-advancing information

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    Analysis of the Ineffectiveness of Abstinence Education Programs Argument Does “abstinence-only” programs mean abstinence-only lives for teenagers receiving this type of sexual education? There are those who fully support abstinence-only sex education while others deny its ability and believe it only under educates teenagers. From the latter, the author claims that abstinence only programs are not effective. He presents evidence to suggest this is valid, including that high school students need medically

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    at-a-glance abstinence based sexual education that is currently offered to students. To understand the shortcomings of the current sex education curriculum, one must first examine the structure of the present system and those who create it. The idea of an abstinence-only curriculum became a dominant force within the education system in the early 1970’s when nearly half of the states voted to restrict and or abolish sex education. It was not until the mid-1980’s and the

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    Abstinence only education consists of teaching students that not having sex prevents pregnancy, STDs, and HIV. That adolescences should resist the compulsion to have sex until the person is capable to handle the responsibility of having sex. Studies have taken place to see the effectiveness of abstinence only sex education. This study was conducted on 662 African American students that were in 6th and

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    Abstinence Only Programs: Funding the Demolishment of Human Rights in America “Don’t have sex because you will get pregnant and die!” (Mean Girls). This famous quote said by Coach Carr, the health teacher, in the movie Mean Girls swarms the brains of teenagers all over the world. While this quote is quite extreme and is making a mockery of abstinence only programs, it’s analogous to what teachers across the nation are reciting to brainwash our youth. Abstinence-Until-Marriage programs are implemented

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    Annotated Bibliography As sexually-transmitted diseases and teen pregnancy numbers increase, arguments regarding sexual education classes being taught in high school have been continuously debated: Does abstinence-only sexual education classes work, or do they encourage students to become sexually active? Sexual education in high school has never really been as analyzed as much as it has been over the past decade due to the rise in sexual nature of the world today. Teenagers are exposed to the work

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    Abstinence-only Sex Education does work. Teenage sexual activity has sparked an outcry within the nation. With such activity comes a high price. Studies have shown that there has been a significant rise in the number of children with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), emotional and psychological problems, and out-of-wedlock childbearing. Sex has always been discussed publically by the media, television shows, music and occasionally by parents and teachers in educational context. Teens hear them

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    4-30-17 Honors English Houselog Abstinence-Only Sex-Ed Everyone remembers having to go to a sex-ed class in late middle school or early high school. Most people remember it as extremely awkward and slightly terrifying. The difference between comprehensive sex-ed and abstinence only education can be life or death. Comprehensive sex-ed teaches people about contraception, sexual orientations, which needs to be updated, and how to be safe in general. Abstinence-only sex-ed basically only teaches

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