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09.13.2013
Resources

Addressing Sexual Health in Schools: Policy Considerations

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Click here for the [PDF] version of Addressing Sexual Health in Schools: Policy Considerations by Danene Sorace, MPP.

Written for Advocates for Youth by Danene Sorace, MPP, this resource is intended to guide educators, administrators, and advocates to assess the sexual health policies and practices in their states, school districts, and schools. It provides research and best practices on policies that address adolescent sexual health through schools.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Rationale for Sexual Health Education and Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
Why Policy Is Important
Understanding Policy Parameters

Understanding Local Policy Process
Policy Overview: Sexual Health Education

Policy Overview: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Meeting the Needs of Every Student

This document was supported by the Cooperative Agreement U58DP003188 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Suggested Citation: Sorace, Danene. “Addressing Sexual Health in Schools: Policy Considerations.” Advocates for Youth, 2013.

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