As students head back to school, we’re focusing on the sex education provided in the classroom, and how parents and caretakers can stay informed about what kids are learning and keep discussion going at home. Ava Skolnik and Alanna Butler are former sex educators who are using that expertise to inform their research on sexual health. Watch their new video that explains the importance of quality sex education for teens and how different sex education can look between states.
Do you know what is being taught in the sex education in your school or your state? Talk to your child’s school, and check out Advocate for Youth’s Sex Education Resource Center for more info on policy and advocacy tools.