Posted: Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:02am Updated: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 11:46am

20-30-5-13 Instruction on human sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases

Sec. 13. Throughout instruction on human sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases, an accredited school shall:

(1) require a teacher to teach abstinence from sexual activity outside of marriage as the expected standard for all school age children;

(2) include in the instruction that abstinence from sexual activity is the only certain way to avoid out-of-wedlock pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and other associated health problems; and

(3) include in the instruction that the best way to avoid sexually transmitted diseases and other associated health problems is to establish a mutually faithful monogamous relationship in the context of marriage.

 

IC 20-34-3-17 AIDS information; contents; consent to distribute

Sec. 17. (a) The state board shall provide information stressing the moral aspects of abstinence from sexual activity in any literature that it distributes to students and young adults concerning available methods for the prevention of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The literature must state that the best way to avoid AIDS is for young people to refrain from sexual activity until they are ready as adults to establish, in the context of marriage, a mutually faithful monogamous relationship.

(b) The state board may not distribute AIDS literature described in subsection (a) to students without the consent of the governing body of the school corporation the students attend.

Resources and Documents

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Indiana Academic Standards for Health & Wellness 2017

The following documents are found below:

  • The Indiana Academic Standards for Health & Wellness 2017 specifically list the standards and indicators for grades PreK – 12. They are presented in grade bands; PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12.
  • The Correlation Guide provides guidance and illustrates the correlations between the current Academic Standards (2017) and the previous standards from 2010, 
  • The Resource Guide provides supporting materials to help educators successfully implement the Health & Wellness Standards. Use of these resources is optional.

Standards are to be fully implemented beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.

Title Updated Download
Academic Standards for Health & Wellness 2017
Grades: PK - 12
12/11/2017 PDF Word
Correlation Guide Grades PK-2 12/11/2017 PDF Word
Correlation Guide Grades 3-5 12/11/2017 PDF Word
Correlation Guide Grades 6-8 12/11/2017 PDF Word
Correlation Guide Grades 9-12 12/11/2017 PDF Word
Resource Guide 12/11/2017 PDF Word
Indiana Academic Standards for Health & Wellness 2010
Title Updated Download
Academic Standards for Health & Wellness 2010 2010 PDF
Indiana Content Area Literacy Standards
Title Updated Download
Science/Technical Studies Content Area Literacy 08/30/2017 PDF