2010 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 6 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Part 10 - Curriculum Generally
49-6-1008 - AIDS education programs Prevention of AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

49-6-1008. AIDS education programs Prevention of AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

(a)  All material that includes information pertaining to the prevention of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases that is written, published, distributed or used by any public entity or is paid for, in whole or in part, with any public moneys, and that is directed to children in kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12), shall place primary emphasis on abstinence from premarital intimacy and on the avoidance of drug abuse in controlling the spread of AIDS.

(b)  Adoption of any program of AIDS education shall be permissive and shall not be required in any LEA until adopted by the local board of education.

[Acts 1989, ch. 215, § 1.]  

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