Every public school that offers sexual health education must assure that sexual health education is medically and scientifically accurate, age-appropriate, appropriate for students regardless of gender, race, disability status, or sexual orientation, and includes information about abstinence and other methods of preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
Abstinence may not be taught to the exclusion of other materials and instruction on contraceptives and disease prevention. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees department of health sex education in District of Columbia the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.
At minimum the instruction shall be medically accurate, age-appropriate, promote abstinence, discourage drug abuse and dispel myths regarding the transmission of HIV. The information must be age-appropriate, medically accurate and objective.
Induring Bill Clinton's presidency, legislation was passed to promote abstinence in education programs. Teachers College Record. The impact of CSE also increases when delivered together with efforts to expand access to a full range of high- quality, youth-friendly services and commodities, particularly in relation to contraceptive choice.
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Students should have sex education that encompasses the different forms and should be allowed to exercise those forms in which they are most comfortable with. Establishes the Colorado comprehensive health education program. Timing of sexual debut and initiation of postsecondary education by early adulthood.
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Under a CSE model, language would be more sensitive. A cost and cost-effectiveness analysis in six countries. Human papillomavirus is the most common STI and some estimates find that up to 35 percent of teens ages 14 to 19 have HPV. Curriculum content standards shall be age-appropriate, medically accurate, encourage parental involvement and family communication, and promote the development of healthy relationships.
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