Although the majority of Americans (93%) support providing comprehensive sex education in high schools, sex education isn't taught in every school. Critics say teaching about contraception gives a mixed message, yet research shows that teaching about contraception and condoms helps kids make healthier decisions about sex. There is no evidence that abstinence-only programs reduce or prevent risky sexual behavior.
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