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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
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
Curricula that meet the Education Code standards
*Source: From ACLU of Northern California, www.aclunc.org
- Organizations in support of comprehensive sexual health education
Studies supporting comprehensive sexual health education
Sexual Health Education Information
Includes extensive section covering all STIs and FDA-approved methods of contraception. Parent Resource section provides age-appropriate information for talking to your children about sex. Resources for Educators section provides suggested lesson plans and classroom materials
Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Hotline
For more information: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/index.asp
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
California Department of Education
California Department of Public Health
Highlights research, reports, and resources related to reproductive health and teen pregnancy specific to California.
Medical News Today
State Abortion Laws, Comprehensive Sex Education Programs On 2009 Legislative Agendas
Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Curricula
American Red Cross ? Positive Prevention Curriculum
"It's All One Curriculum"
Our Whole Lives Unitarian Universalist Lifespan Sexuality Education Curricula
What Works 2009 - Curriculum-Based Programs That Prevent Teen Pregnancy [Download]
Below are a list of organizations that provide low- to no-cost comprehensive sexual health education and resources in our community:
Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Providers
Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties
Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties
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.
Are you a parent who wants to know more about what you can do to support comprehensive sexual health education in your school? Click here to find out more!