Oregon - HE K-12 curriculum—violence prevention (HS): Curricula

Policy Type: 
statute; regulation; standard

State law addresses violence prevention.

Oregon Revised Statutes 339.366 Required policies on teen dating violence and domestic violence.

(2) Each school district board shall adopt a policy that:

  • (a) States that teen dating violence is unacceptable and is prohibited and that each student has the right to a safe learning environment;
  • (b) Incorporates age-appropriate education about teen dating violence and domestic violence into new or existing training programs for students in grades 7 through 12 and school employees as recommended by the school officials identified under paragraph (d) of this subsection;

Oregon Administrative Rules 581-022-2050

(9) As part of the comprehensive plan of human sexuality instruction, each school district shall provide child sexual abuse prevention instruction from kindergarten through grade 12. School Districts must provide a minimum of four instructional sessions per year. One instructional session is equal to one standard class period.
Source: Oregon Secretary of State

Oregon Health Education Standards and Performance Indicators


  • HE.1.12.23 Explain characteristics of a healthy relationship that is free from threats, coercion or abuse.
  • HE.1.12.24 Express that everyone has the right to say who touches their body and how.
  • HE.1.12.25 Express that it is never ok to touch someone, or make someone touch you if they don't want to.
  • HE.1.12.26 Describe a range of ways to express affection within healthy relationships.
  • HE.1.12.27 Discuss the impacts of bullying, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, sexual assault, incest, rape, stalking, and dating violence.
    Source: Oregon Department of Education
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