Georgia - HE K-12 curriculum—abstinence only education (MS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses abstinence only education.

Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia Rule 160-4-2-.12. Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Program Plan

    1. Nutrition
    1. Personal health
    1. Sex education/AIDS education
    1. Safety
    1. Mental health
    1. Growth and development
    1. Consumer health
    1. Community health
    1. Health careers
    1. Family living
    1. Motor skills
    1. Physical fitness
    1. Lifetime sports
    1. Outdoor education
    1. Fitness assessment

Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia Rule 160-4-2-.12. Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Program Plan

(1) Definitions

  • (d) Sex education/AIDS education -- a planned program that shall include instruction relating to the handling of peer pressure, promotion of high self-esteem, local community values, and abstinence from sexual activity as an effective method of preventing acquired immune deficiency syndrome and the only sure method of preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. This instruction shall emphasize abstinence from sexual activity until marriage and fidelity in marriage as important personal goals.
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