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SB 9 & HB 1525

Texas Senate Bill 9 Information for Parents and Guardians

According to Texas Senate Bill 9, Poolville ISD is required to provide instruction relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, dating violence, and sex trafficking.  Poolville ISD, with guidance from the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC), has approved the presentation that will be used to teach each of these topics and has determined the grade level(s) that will receive instruction on each of these topics.  

As a parent/guardian, you have the right to preview the presentation(s) at any time.  Your child’s campus will share information regarding parent education opportunities that will be offered throughout the school year allowing you to preview the material(s) and ask questions of your child’s campus leaders.  At least 14 days before each instructional presentation, your child’s campus will provide communication regarding the date(s) of each of these lessons. 

Before a student may be provided with instruction related to child abuse, family violence, dating violence, and sex trafficking, Poolville ISD must obtain written consent from the student’s parent/guardian.  Parents/Guardians will need to complete the SB9 Consent Form that will be sent home with their child.  Please note: not all topics are covered at every grade level.

Parent Opt-In Letters

6-12 Grade Opt-In Form

Elementary Opt-in Form

6-12 Grade Presentation Materials

https://www.freedomhousepc.org/our-services/crossroads/

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1K51760eCSWoKMHk0eyVd6UwjMVU3Ip4N/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=100937179726812941660&rtpof=true&sd=true

PreK - 5th Grade Presentation Materials

https://dcac.org/about-us/

https://www.mbfpreventioneducation.org/why-use-our-programs/mbf-child-safety-matters/

Texas House Bill 1525 Information for Parent and Guardians

 

 

According to Texas House Bill 1525 and as part of the district's curriculum, students receive instruction relating to human sexuality.  Poolville ISD with guidance from the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) makes recommendations for curriculum materials and the school board adopts the materials and determines the specific content of the instruction.  Poolville ISD follows state TEKS standards in all courses when covering human sexuality. For further information, contact the campus principal. 

 

As a parent/guardian, you have the right to preview the materials at any time.  Your child’s campus will share information regarding parent education opportunities that will be offered throughout the school year allowing you to preview the material(s) and ask questions of your child’s campus leaders.  At least 14 days before each instructional presentation, your child’s campus will provide communication regarding the date(s) of each of these lessons.

 

Before a student may be provided with instruction related to human sexuality, Poolville ISD must obtain written consent from the student’s parent/guardian. Parents/Guardians will need to complete the Texas House Bill 1525 Consent Form that will be sent home with their child. Please note: not all topics are covered at every grade level.

 

For a full listing of the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) related to the courses which might include instruction related to human sexuality, please go to www.tea.state.tx.us.

 

7th Grade TEKS

https://lead4ward.com/docs/resources/snapshots/science/teks_snapshot_science_gr_07.pdf

https://lead4ward.com/docs/resources/slr/science/slr_science_gr_07.pdf

Asexual vs Sexual Reproduction 

Body Systems info Chart

Body Systems Notes

https://education.nationalgeographic.org/resource/reproduction-buddies/

 

About the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is an advisory group composed of individuals who represent segments of the community. The group acts collectively to provide advice to Poolville ISD on aspects of the school district's health and wellness program.  The local school health advisory council’s duties include recommending appropriate grade levels and methods of instruction for all of the topics mentioned above as part of meeting the requirements of SB9 and HB 1525.  

If you are interested in serving on the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) and making recommendations about the curriculum used to teach these lessons, please visit the Poolville ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) webpage for more information.