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'Abstinence-Only' Sex Education – The Oxymoron

By Alethea, published on Feb 28, 2013

...sex until marriage. Key educational features, such as contraception methods, are completely removed from the curriculum, while other states have no mandated sex education at all.

So is sex education needed in the schools? What is the problem?

The deal is that even though US teen pregnancy is at a low (about 35 out 1,000 teen girls will become pregnant), the US still has the highest rate of pregnancy in the developed world and American adolescents are contracting HIV faster than any other demographic group.

Although sex education in the school system has been a... (more)

Tags: education, sex, health, pregnancy, school, teen, sexuality, hiv, safe sex, abstinence, abstinence only, sex education

Out of the Classroom Lessons in Success

By Yvonne Wu, published on Jan 29, 2012

In our grade-focused school years, the rules of success seemed as simple as making all As. However, in the working world, success is far more complex. Out of the Classroom Lessons in Success: How to Prosper Without Being at the Top of the Class offers hard-won wisdom on achieving professional glory that will serve as an invaluable resource to anyone who is contemplating a career, or for parents who want to help their children lay the groundwork for success in the workplace.

Over the course of my career, what I’ve learned is success in life doesn’t hinge upon getting the top... (more)

Tags: parenting, business, books, personal growth, non-fiction, entrepreneurship, teen, self-improvement, personal development, mentoring

Halloween Howl Mystery Book Seven

By Yvonne Wu, published on Aug 18, 2011

I wrote my first book, Starless Sky at age 15 and published it in January of 2010. My second book, Seven, was published February 2011.

Whenever I write a book, it has to be something that I would want to read if I picked it up from a shelf. Seven is unique and it makes you think. It has suspense and thrill, romance and friendship, and characters that readers can relate to. The story slowly crescendos and then goes out with a bang. “We are all born with profound greatness, as immense as the sea. Every day is a choice on whether or not we live up to our potential.” The rest of the book... (more)

Tags: romance, mystery, book, suspense, teen, ya book, teenbook

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