BACHE offers an array of resources for parents who are interested in learning more about sex education and improving the sex education in your public schools. BACHE's Parent Toolkit can guide you step by step as you learn about the issue, bring together other community members to help you, and seek change from the school district in an effective way. We also offer an array of Resources for School and District Administrators.
Get Information on Quality Sex Education
The following organizations provide valuable information about exactly what comprehensive sex education is and is not.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) has a wealth of information on comprehensive sexuality information. Here you'll find:
- SIECUS Fact Sheets on sex education
- Resources for educators including their Sex Ed Library, a comprehensive sex education library, offering lesson plans, facts and statistics, and professional development resources.
- SIECUS' Community Action Kit, which has resources for parents and community members who are advocating for comprehensive sex ed in their schools.
- No More Money, a campaign to end federal dollars for abstinence-only sex education.
Advocates for Youth, which champions efforts to help young people make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health, has a great Sex Education Resource Center and an array of other resources. Their resources for advocates are especially helpful.
The Guttmacher Institute has an array of fact sheets, policy articles, and reports on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, including a great Fact Sheet on American Teens' Sources of Information about sex.
The ACLU of Northern California has an array of Resources for Parents and Community Members about Sex Education in California.
California Latinas for Reproductive Justice has materials to use in advocating for improved sex education with the Latino community.
Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice has resources for engaging Asian and Pacific Islander communities in dialogue and action around sexuality education.
More Information on Teen Birth Rates and Policy
The Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development
Secretary of State Jack O'Connell's Clarification of Requirements
For Legal Advice and Guidance on Issues Relating to Sex Education:
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ACLU of Northern California