Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)

  • In October 2018, Saratoga USD adopted the Positive Prevention Plus (PPP) curriculum to be taught to 5th grade and 8th grade students each school year.  To learn more about the multi-year decision-making process, please visit the Comprehensive Sexuality Education Working Group webpage. 

Important Informational Events for Parents and Guardians

5th Grade Parent/Guardian Information

  • The Positive Prevention Plus (PPP) curriculum will be taught to 5th grade students on select dates between
    January 27 - February 7, 2020

    An informational letter was emailed to 5th grade parents on
    Dec 2 & 13, 2019.
    (see letter link below)
    Opt-out deadline for 5th grade: Friday, January 17, 2020 

8th Grade Parent/Guardian Information

  • The Positive Prevention Plus (PPP) curriculum will be taught to 8th grade students on select dates between
    March 2 - April 3, 2020

    An informational letter was emailed to 8th grade parents on
    Dec 2, 2019 & Jan 6, 2020.
    (see letter link below)
    Opt-out deadline for 8th grade: Friday, February 14, 2020

CSE Resources

Additional Information and Links to Prior CSE Events

  • California Healthy Youth Act (CHYA): Overview Video
    The California Healthy Youth Act (CHYA) AB 329 was signed in October, 2015 by Governor Brown. It became law on January 1, 2016. With it's passage, Comprehensive Sexual Health Education is now mandated in California with instruction required in middle school and in high school.

    This video course clarifies all sections of the CA Education Code (51930-51939) that were updated with the passage of CHYA. It also provides specific examples of how the purpose of the act, required criteria and required instruction can all be implemented to provide comprehensive sexual health education in grades 7-12 in compliance with the CHYA.

    The presenter is Sharla Smith, consultant to the California Department of Education on Sexual Health Education and HIV/AIDS/STD Prevention Education.

    California Healthy Youth Act (CHYA): Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)