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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised. Please contact Tricia Romo, Public Records Officer, if you have a specific policy question or to double-check on a Regulation.

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2000 - Instruction

Sexual Health Education - 2125


Code: 2125

Adopted: 9/13/1999

Last Revised Date: 4/21/2011

The Issaquah School District Board of Directors is authorized by law to determine whether sexual health education instruction will be offered in the District. The board has determined that such a program will be offered to students, consistent with state law.

Sexual health education instruction offered by the District shall be medically and scientifically accurate, age appropriate, appropriate for students regardless of gender, race, disability status, or sexual orientation and include information about abstinence and other methods of preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Abstinence will not be taught to the exclusion of other instruction on contraceptives and disease prevention. The District’s sexual health education program shall be consistent with the 2005 Guidelines for Sexual Health Information and Disease Prevention developed by the Department of Health and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The superintendent/designee will provide parents/guardians an opportunity to review the materials to be used and provide information on excluding their child from sexual health education instruction.

 

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Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.300.475 Medically Accurate Sexual Health Education — Curricula — Participation excused — Parental review
  • RCW 28A.600.480(2) Reporting of harassment, intimidation, or bullying Retaliation prohibited — Immunity
  • WAC 392-410-140 Sex Health Education — Definition — Optional course or subject matter — Excusal of students

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