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Proposed curriculum materials for Fulton schools on display throughout county
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Georgia Board of Education policy requires that all printed and non-printed materials dealing with human sexuality and HIV/AIDS be approved by each school system’s Health Education Advisory Committee and local Board of Education.

As part of this process, the materials listed below were recommended for approval by the Fulton County Schools’ Health Education Advisory Committee and are available for public viewing through Sept. 25.

The materials are on display at three locations throughout the county:

Milton Center/Independence High School

Media Center, 86 School Drive, Alpharetta

Open 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fulton County Schools Administrative Center

786 Cleveland Ave. S.W., Atlanta

Open 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Ridgeview Charter School

5340 S. Trimble Road NE, Sandy Springs

Open 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Parents, school system employees and community members are invited to review the materials listed below and provide their feedback.

Think First & Stay Safe (Program) Grades K-5

This program contains comprehensive instruction on personal safety, online safety and school climate which supports the K-5 health curriculum. Students learn important information to help keep them protected from unsafe behaviors and situations – offline and online.

Teens, Sex and the Law: A Guide For Teens & Parents (Brochure) Grades 9-12

The Governor’s Office for Children and Families offers, in simple terms, the current laws for teens involved in sexual activity or explicit pictures and video.

The Biggest Myths About STIs (Video) Grades 9-12

This program exposes the most common myths about sexually transmitted infections using an engaging combination of student interviews, humor, animations and expert commentary by leading health professionals.

How To Say No and Really Mean It (Video) Grades 9-12

This DVD walks students through five skills that enable teens to say ‘no’ effectively: 1) analyzing the situation, 2) considering consequences, 3) looking at alternatives, 4) recognizing influences, and 5) using assertiveness skills.

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