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Middle School Youth As Young As 12 Engaging In Risky Sexual Activity

April 9, 2009

These findings clearly indicate the need for open discussion about sexual health at the middle school level, Markham said. “It is critical that health education teachers and school nurses feel comfortable addressing these issues with their students and that their efforts are supported by parents and the school administration,” she added.

via Middle School Youth As Young As 12 Engaging In Risky Sexual Activity.

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  1. April 9, 2009 10:24 am

    The PARENTS need to be comfortable with addressing the issue-
    if children that young are sexually active, it says something more of the parenting of these children. Grant it there are many factors such as peer pressure that parents do not have control over. But they do control what they teach their children as far responding to peer pressure and to what they know is right and wrong.

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