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Sexual Health Education

Palo Alto Unified School District's (PAUSD) Comprehensive Sexual Health Education program is designed to encourage students to develop healthy attitudes concerning adolescent growth and development, body image, gender roles, sexual orientation, relationships, marriage, and family (EC 51930). Per California law, PAUSD and all California public school districts, shall ensure that all students in grades 7 to 12, inclusive, receive comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS prevention education. Each student shall receive this instruction at least once in junior high or middle school and at least once in high school (EC 51934 (a)).

If you have any questions, please contact Health Services at (650) 833-4240.

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