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Consent needs to be taught in classrooms

Sexual education should be an important part of every high school curriculum. The need to teach students about consent is evident with recent movements such as #metoo and the Kavanaugh investigation.

By Caitlyn Jennings, Assistant Observations Editor

October 24, 2018

On the surface, Oregon, California, West Virginia, North Carolina, Vermont, New Jersey, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia appear to have nothing in common. According to a 2018 CNN article, however, these are the only eight states in the country that require sexual education classes to mention...

Say Yes: Teach Affirmative Consent

May 26, 2017

Recently, Montgomery County made headlines for a rape that occurred at Rockville High School. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), one out of every five American women have been victims of rape or attempted rape in their lifetime. Furthermore, on college campuses, one...

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