Referendum 90 makes it possible for parental handle of sexual intercourse wellness training

Please aid Referendum 90 on the November ballot. Referendum 90 will uphold the new Washington condition legislation (handed in March 2020) requiring all public universities to train age-proper, inclusive, detailed sexual health and fitness training to K-12 learners.

This would develop the current Washington Condition Discovering Criteria and put into action vital standards for colleges to give college students access to the thorough conversation and social techniques needed for balanced lifetimes, free of charge of sexual abuse and assault. These standards merely have to have the inclusion of age-appropriate communication abilities that pupils have to have to categorical and respect sexual consent, defend other people as a bystander when they see bullying, and seek proper assist to stay clear of sexual abuse or rape.

Local control remains with parents and university boards in every district. Moms and dads are usually encouraged to have interaction in dwelling conversations of their household values, and they can decide their boy or girl out of university-dependent sexual intercourse ed conversations.

Make sure you hold our youngsters harmless from sexual abuse. Referendum 90 is supported by a wide-based coalition of pediatricians, educators and the college students by themselves by means of the Washington Pupil Association. Make sure you vote “Approve” for the Referendum 90, Intercourse Education in Universities Measure.

Ann Beaulieu

Snohomish