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Jordan Reeves

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What's one thing you wish you had learned in school?

Maybe it's not your traditional math, science, social studies, or arts and humanities class--maybe it's something different. If you could learn one lesson in school, what would it be?

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    Nov 2 2011: I wish I would learned more Sex. Sex should be taught more in the classroom. There should be more open discussions about it. I think kids would benefit tremendously from it.
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      Nov 2 2011: I agree and disagree at the same time. I think kids should be taught not to grow a distorted image of what "sex" is, but at the same time, their lack of mental and spiritual capacity to understand sex as we, adults, do may cause an outcome we do not intend. I guess the question here is rather how and what we should talk about when it comes to sex. I think the kids should hold the key to conduct the discussion, ofcourse under some what of a adult supervision, which I think you are proposing.

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