Rights, Respect, Responsibility (3Rs) is a comprehensive sexual health curriculum that complies with CA Healthy Youth Act requirements and National Sexuality Education Standards. The 3Rs lessons were authored by Advocates for Youth, who is funded and supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and who collaborates with the California Department of Education to implement medically accurate sexuality education state-wide.
For a summary of the district's curriculum, please view the Sexual Health Education Scope and Sequence (English || Español). For details on how to excuse your child from the instruction, please see below.
Grade 8 (additional curriculum resources to be posted soon)
How to excuse your child
Parents or guardians may excuse their child from the sexual health instruction for this school year by providing a written note in their preferred language to their child's teacher. The note should simply state that they are excusing their child from the instruction, include their child's name, and be signed by the parent or guardian. There is no need for any explanation or reason to be stated in this note.
Letter to Parents/Guardians Regarding Sexual Health Instruction and Curriculum Review
School sites will send a letter to parents/guardians that explains their right to review the curriculum prior to instruction and their right to excuse their child from the instruction. The letter includes the following information: