In San Diego, dozens of students from San Dieguito Union High School District are facing possible criminal charges after teen girls sent naked photos of themselves to their boyfriends, which were then shared among six different high schools and one middle school. Michael, a year-old high school student in New York, says sexting is popular in his high school, and generally viewed as not a big deal. Sexting in Middle School Leads to More Adolescent Sex, Study Says | Time
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that a significant number of adolescents between ages 12 and 14 sext, and that these children are more likely to kiss, have oral sex or sexual intercourse than their counterparts who did not send such explicit messages. And even though his high school talks to students about bullying in substance abuse, he says sexting has never been discussed or punished. Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to after teen girls sent naked photos of themselves to their boyfriends.