National Sex Education Standards: Second Edition

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An extensive report that outlines the core content and skills for sex ed in K-12 environments, specifically “the foundational knowledge and skills students need to navigate sexual development and grow into sexually healthy adults.”

“Inclusive and honest sex education goes beyond delivering information. It provides young people with opportunities to explore their own identities and values along with those of their families and communities. It also allows young people to practice the communication, decision-making, and negotiation skills they need to create healthy relationships—both sexual and nonsexual—throughout their lives.”