Should schools in England teach sex education?

If schools can improve students' academic achievement, students will be less likely to engage in "risky behaviour", according to England's education secretary, Michael Gove. He recently suggested that schools should focus less on teaching life skills, such as sex education, and more on character education and academics. "There is a direct correlation between how well students are doing overall academically and their propensity to fall into risky behaviour," Gove said.

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