State law stresses abstinence.
North Carolina Essential Standard - Health Education
Understand healthy and effective interpersonal communication and relationships.
Remember abstinence from sexual activity outside of marriage as a positive choice for young people.
Apply strategies that develop and maintain reproductive and sexual health.
North Carolina General Statutes 115C-81.30 Reproductive health and safety education provided by local school administrative units.
115C-81.30 Reproductive health and safety education provided by local school
Reproductive health and safety instruction provided by the local school administrative units shall do the following:
- (1)Teach that abstinence from sexual activity outside of marriage is the expected standard for all school-age children