Information on comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS/STD prevention; includes legal requirements for education in these areas and additional resources for quality instructional programs. This site contains HIV/STD prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences.
Curriculum Guidance Provides information on curriculum and how to obtain curriculum for loan.
California Healthy Kids Resource Center – Sexual Health Evaluations The reports in this section evaluate the compliance of curricula with California laws regarding sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention education.
Equal Opportunity & Access Discloses the practices of the California Department of Education to ensure equal, fair, and meaningful access to its employment and program services.
HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Provides information concerning mandated HIV/AIDS education ( 51934).
HIV/AIDS Instruction Power Point Presentation | PPT Provides information regarding mandated HIV/AIDS instruction and laws related to permissible comprehensive sexual health instruction.
HIV/AIDS Funding & Reimbursement Information on how HIV/AIDS instructional costs can be reimbursed.
HIV Information Medically accurate and objective information and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ( Parental Notification and Consent Information regarding parental notification for HIV/AIDS prevention education and comprehensive sexual health education, including a sample parent/guardian notification letter in multiple languages.
"HIV/AIDS prevention education" means instruction on the nature of HIV/AIDS, methods of transmission, strategies to reduce the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and social and public health issues related to HIV/AIDS ( 51934 (3), however, abstinence-only education is not permitted in California public schools.
The following do not qualify as comprehensive sexual health instruction or HIV/AIDS prevention instruction, and therefore, are not subject to the same rules that govern comprehensive sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention instruction: Frequently Asked Questions Questions and answers regarding comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS and STD instruction.