HB 156 Requires local school boards to adopt policies to promote the involvement of parents in the school district’s education program, in consultation with parents, teachers and school administrators.Among other requirements, the policies must allow parents to object to and withdraw a child from an activity, class or program.Body Weight Planner — This online tool can accurately forecast how your body weight changes when you alter your diet and exercise habits.It’s based on a mathematical model developed by NIH researchers.The most recent data available, in 2000, indicates the estimated direct medical costs for treating young people with sexually transmitted infections was .5 billion annually, excluding costs associated with HIV/AIDS.
Roughly one in four girls will become pregnant at least once by their 20th birthday.
The policies must also include a procedure for notifying parents at least two weeks before any activity, class or program with content involving human reproduction or sexual matters is provided to a child.
Sex education, human reproduction education and human sexuality education curriculum and materials must be approved by the school board and available for parents to review.
A 2011 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey indicates that more than 47 percent of all high school students say they have had sex, and 15 percent of high school students have had sex with four or more partners during their lifetime.
Among students who had sex in the three months prior to the survey, 60 percent reported condom use and 23 percent reported birth control pill use during their last sexual encounter Sexual activity has consequences.
In addition, sets requirements for those who teach sex education, human reproduction education or human sexuality education.