Family Life & Disease Prevention
There are three Florida Statutes that reference instruction in comprehensive health education related to family life, and prevention and control of disease. Florida statute requires instruction in family life education K-12 to be age appropriate.
- Section 1003.41, Florida State Statutes - Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
- Section 1003.42 (2) (n), Florida State Statutes - Required Instruction: Comprehensive health education.
- Section (3) of this statute allows any student whose parent makes written request to the school principal to be exempted from the teaching of reproductive health or any disease, including HIV/AIDS, its symptoms, development, and treatment.
- Section 1003.46, Florida State Statutes - Health Education; Instruction in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome