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Sex education in schools

  1. 1. Teen Pregnancy can be prevented.
  2. 2. This is what teens should be doing. But many teens find themselves having babies. Having fun, experiencing life, working towards a career
  3. 3.  33% of students in this class have children who may be in public school or children who will be in public school in the future.
  4. 4.  Problem of teen pregnancy  The causes of teen pregnancy  How can we become more involved in helping solve this problem?
  5. 5.  The teen pregnancy rate is increasing by the day.
  6. 6.  Education can be affected: put on hold or drop out.  If teen parents cannot pay for their children, tax payers will eventually be responsible for the cost: health care, nutrition, etc.
  7. 7. Two causes to this teen pregnancy.
  8. 8.  One cause is that teens do not know how to prevent pregnancy.  A second cause is that schools do not provide sex education until after teens engage in sexual relations.
  9. 9. Early prevention and teaching sex education before the problem.
  10. 10.  Early education could prevent teen pregnancy.  Public schools should be given funds to be equipped to teach sex education.
  11. 11. Works Cited Chen, Grace. “Public Schools and Sex Education.” PublicSchoolsReview.com. 30 January 2014. Web. 18 March 2014 Guttmacher Institute. “Facts on American Teens’ Sources on Information About Sex.” www.guttmacher.org. Feb. 2012. Web. 20 March 2014. National Conference of State Legislatures. Guttmacher Institute. “Why is Sex Education taught in schools?” 2 Feb. 2014. Web. 18 March 2014. Seibold, Steve. “It’s Time to Make Sex Education Mandatory in Our Nations Schools.” HuggingtonPost.com. 09 April 2013. Web. 19 March 2014.

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