Sex is a fundamental part of being human; but less than half of our states require sex and HIV education, and most of what is taught is sub-par. While our American children and adolescents are being exposed to real life experiences, conflicting messages on sexual values and behavior, and sexually explicit media, many are still being prevented from receiving sex education in school. Sex education will serve as counter-insurgency to the war that has been declared against family values by mass media. Sex education matters at home because children want their parents to be the first people to talk to them about growing up, sex and relationships. Importance of Sex Education The lack of adolescents sexual knowledge during an adolescent multiple developmental changes, can increase their use of self selected media, abstract thinking, or increase time spent with peers. Reports also show that abstinence only programs had little impact on teen pregnancy and that sixty percent of teens that received some type of comprehensive sex education would less likely to get someone pregnant or become pregnant, Beadle, Retrieved from Guttmacher Institute: Providing sex education and information about contraception is prohibited in public schools in many states. Sex education is not only important as a developmental process in the life of a child, it arms the child with the tools to understand him or herself better in relation to the immediate environment and the threats that could emerge from such interaction. One thing is certain: In other areas primary and secondary schools have worked together to plan a comprehensive curriculum that grows with the child and builds vocabulary and knowledge at an appropriate pace. Randomized results confirm that abstinence only programs have very little effect on risky sexual behavior, Kohler et al. It has been found of students in their first year at least 56 percent have experience genital fondling, Byers et al. Data has suggested that the formal comprehensive sex education programs help reduce the risk for unplanned pregnancy without provoking youths to engage in sex. Unprepared adolescents with sexual behavior can become vulnerable to emotional problems and stress. An examination of the sexual behavior of middle-class African American female college freshmen.