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SEX ED ADVOCATE TOOLKIT
Learn how to advocate on behalf of comprehensive sex education in your school.

FOR EDUCATORS - MANDATED REIMBURSEMENT FOR EDUCATION COSTS

Did you know that the state of California will reimburse your school for providing comprehensive sex education and HIV/AIDS prevention? Your school can receive reimbursement for both materials cost and teacher trainings!

Instructions and Form for Mandated Reimbursement of Comprehensive Sexual Health Education

Instructions for Mandated Reimbursement of HIV/AIDS Prevention Education


Education Code


WHAT DOES THE LAW IN CALIFORNIA SAY ABOUT COMPREHENSIVE SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION?

In 2004 the California legislature passed a law titled SB 71- The Comprehensive Sexual Health Education and HIV/AIDS Act. This law changed the education code to say that when schools teach sexual health education it must be comprehensive.

Below you will find all you ever wanted to know about SB 71 and what that means for California Schools.

- Full Text of SB 71 and Education Code Section 51930-51939
- Letter from State Superintendent Jack O'Connell Concerning Sex Education
- Health Education Content Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve, Adopted March 2008

Click Below for more information:
Source: From ACLU of Northern California, www.aclunc.org

-Questions and Answers about SB 71
-Fast Facts about SB 71


Advocacy Resources



Sexual Health Education Information



Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Curricula

American Red Cross – Positive Prevention Curriculum
http://www.positiveprevention.com/

"It's All One Curriculum"
http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/books/2010_ItsAllOne.asp

Our Whole Lives Unitarian Universalist Lifespan Sexuality Education Curricula

http://www.uua.org/religiouseducation/curricula/ourwhole/

What Works 2009 - Curriculum-Based Programs That Prevent Teen Pregnancy [Download]




Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Providers

Below are a list of organizations that provide low- to no-cost comprehensive sexual health education and resources in our community:

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties
http://plannedparenthoodosbc.org

Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ppsbvslo/
Planned Parenthood education, training and programs employ a variety of techniques to address the different learning styles of students; are culturally competent and linguistically and developmentally appropriate; and comply with California Education Code sections 51930-51939.

CampFire USA
http://www.campfireusaoc.org/teen_programs.html

Girls Inc.

http://www.girlsinc.org/




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