Sex Ed Public Input Meeting Tuesday, 9/29

Join the conversation! The CCSD School Board of Trustees is holding a Public Input Meeting tomorrow, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Las Vegas Academy of the Performing Arts, 315 S. 7th St., in the old theatre.

This is one of many opportunities for the community to voice their opinions as the conversation of sex education curriculum continues. Topics discussed at the meeting will include:

*Results of the Sex Ed Survey that were presented in January indicating what the areas of common ground are.

*Review of the Sex Education Operational Guide for K-12 Curriculum Development, and a discussion of recommendations for possible changes.

*Opt-in, opt-out: To consider possible legislative position of the board on opt-in or opt-out for the sex education curriculum.

*Elementary school level: Bullying of sexual nature, the dangers of sexting, responsible sexual choices, sexual orientation, gender identity and contraception.

*Secondary school level: Resources to direct students in obtaining methods of safe contraception, negotiating, age of consent, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender stereotypes.

Or, for specific meeting information, view the meeting agenda here. If you would like to offer input on the sex education curriculum, email sexedinput@interact.ccsd.net.

For more info, visit ccsd.net/sexeducation. Also, be aware that Board of Trustee Special Meetings are not typically live-streamed via www.ccsd.net.

As always, thank you for being an informed and involved education advocate and HOPE member!

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