Require instruction is tailored according to grade level, to ensure that the curriculum is age and developmentally appropriate.
Allow instruction to be phased in so that schools have adequate time and resources to implement high quality programs.
Keep control local, putting final curriculum decisions and implementation plans into the hands of individual school districts.
The Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy bill will:
- ensure that personal health and safety education addresses the experiences and needs of all youth in our schools, including students with disabilities;
- will ensure that personal health and safety education does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion, gender expression, gender identity, or sexual orientation;
- allow teachers to answer questions from students, relying on evidenced-based resources that are consistent with their school’s curriculum.