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Sex is a complicated topic, especially for young people with raging hormones and endless questions and curiosities addressing basic questions is hugely important lack of sex education can lead. Feijoo an, grayton c trends in sexual risk behaviors among high school students—united states, 1991 to 1997 and 1999 to 2003 [the facts] washington, dc: advocates for youth, 2004 special investigations division, u s house of representatives, committee on government reform the content of federally funded abstinence-only education programs. 7 problems with the state of sex ed in america today, and how we can make it better by rachel sanoff aug 27 2015 like the fact that only 22 states mandate sex education, and only 13.
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