Originally Posted by dr2005
... I do believe this is a topic schools should give appropriate and sufficient time on the curriculum, because like Fletcher I believe it is right to use tax dollars (or other currencies) to reduce the teenage pregnancy problem; however, I would rather it was done in a way which tackles the mentality rather than the consequences. That is the only way you are going to get lasting progress on this front - after all, condoms have been around in one form or another for the last 400 years...
I agree with this. Sex education should solely be about Pregnancy and disease control. It should cover safe and effective was to use birth control as well has the social/emotional side of sexuality. However, again I stress that ideally this side of sexuality is taught by the parents of the long period of time.