2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:35-4.21 - Abstinence from sexual activity stressed in curriculum.

18A:35-4.21 Abstinence from sexual activity stressed in curriculum.

3. The board of education shall include in its family life and HIV/AIDS curriculum instruction on reasons, skills and strategies for remaining or becoming abstinent from sexual activity. Any instruction concerning the use of contraceptives or prophylactics such as condoms shall also include information on their failure rates for preventing pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in actual use among adolescent populations and shall clearly explain the difference between risk reduction through the use of such devices and risk elimination through abstinence.

L.2001,c.303,s.3.

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