In "Sexuality, Schooling, and Adolescent Females: The Missing Discourse of Desire," author Michelle Fine addresses her finding to the audience of the Harvard Educational Review, a professional readership. Her discussion assumes a familiarity with the basics of the school sex education issue, and operates from the fundamental acceptance of the need for such education. As such, then, Fine's research and conclusions do not address issues of teenage pregnancy solely, but use those issues as part of a larger examination of the negative role school sex education is playing in female adolescents' lives.
There are few suggestions one can make for further research on this subject, at least not in the terms that Diorio has broached the subject. The author does not discuss the morality of these alternative methods - which may be beside the point in theoretical terms, but certainly is a pragmatic pedagogic controversy in the American school system. Similarly, since he is only advocating inclusion of those alternatives in sex education literature, subsequent research would have to be made concerning the selections, efficacy, etc. of said inclusions.
Within the context of his article, "Sex Education in Rural Churches," author Fred R. Isberner himself makes the major suggestions for further research: programs such as OCTOPUS are not in themselves sufficient to provide adequate sex education in the rural community, but must be supplemented by programs from outside the church setting. Isberner does not question the validity of the church setting itself nor the effect it had on encouraging or discouraging successful sex education; it is in this sphere that one would like to see further inquiry with, perhaps, a comparison of different church sex education programs.
In this Society article, Jan Trost describes Sweden's approaches to handling the problem of teenage pregnancy. As a matter of statistical certainty, he starts with the supposition that Sweden's efforts are