BOARD POLICY No. 2125
The Walla Walla School District board of directors is authorized by law to determine whether sexual health education instruction will be offered in the district. The board has determined that such a program will be offered to students, consistent with state law.
Sexual health education instruction offered by the district shall be
- medically and scientifically accurate;
- age appropriate for students regardless of gender, race, disability status, or sexual orientation; and
- include information about abstinence and other methods of preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
Abstinence will not be taught to the exclusion of other instruction on contraceptives and disease prevention.
The superintendent will provide parents/guardians an opportunity to review the materials to be used and provide information on excluding their child from sexual health education instruction.
|2126||AIDS Prevention Education|
|28A.300.475||Medically Accurate Sexual Health Education – Curricula – Participation excused – Parental review|
|28A.600.480(2)||Reporting of harassment, intimidation or bullying. Retaliation prohibited – Immunity|
|392-410-140||Sex Health Education – Definition – Optional course or subject matter – Excusal of students|
Adopted by the Board: July 16, 2002
Revised: May 5, 2009