Revisions are needed for American schools’ sex ed programs

March 15, 2019 | Daily Emerald

The majority of sex education programs in America are not doing the one thing they’re meant to do — educate kids about sex. Parents, school districts and state law enforcers all share part of the blame for this.

London recently expanded their sex education to include important topics such as same-sex relationships, transgender people, pornography and sexting. While this raised a lot of concern among parents, these kids will be well-informed when it comes time for their own sexual experiences and understanding modern society as a whole.

Unfortunately, American sex ed programs are nowhere near this progressive. Twenty-eight U.S. states do not even require sex ed to be taught, and only 13 states require the information to be medically accurate.

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