​​​​​Positive Prevention PLUS -Sexual Health Education 

All 7th Grade students will receive the following learning in Science Class in the month of October as required by the California Healthy Youth Act:

  1. To provide pupils with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their sexual and reproductive productive health from HIV and other sexually transmittedinfections and from unintended pregnancy.
  2. To provide pupils with the knowledge and skills they need to develop healthy attitudes concerning adolescent growth and development, body image, gender, sexual orientation, relationships, marriage, and family.
  3. To promote understanding of sexuality as a normal part of human development.
  4. To ensure pupils receive integrated, comprehensive, accurate, and unbiased sexual health and HIV prevention instruction and provide educators with clear tools and guidance to accomplish that end.  

On October 14, 2015, Fresno Unified Board of Trustees voted to adopt the education curriculum Positive Prevention PLUS. In accordance with the California Healthy Youth Act (AB 329), students in grades 7 thru 12 must receive comprehensive sexual health education and HIV Prevention education at least once in middle school and once in high school.

​ In response to COVID 19 in accordance with state guidelines, all classes are being taught virtually this includes Positive Prevention PLUS. Fresno Unified will continue to partner with community organization, Fresno Barrios Unidos to provide students with comprehensive sexual health education using Positive Prevention PLUS, which is fully aligned to the Ca​lifornia Education Code and the CA Healthy Youth Act. 


Notification Letters:

Parent Notification Letter Virtual(English)2020.pdf


For parents or guardians who are interested in learning more about the curriculum, the materials will be available for review at https://www.positivepreventionplus.com/resources/for-parents. You may also request to view the curriculum in person, by contacting an administrator at your school site.  If you wish to excuse your child from part or all of this comprehensive sexual health education, you must provide a request in writing to your student's science teacher.

If you have more questions please reach out to GLA Ms. Purves at cynthia.purves@fresnounified.org or call the Gaston Hotline to speak with her at 335-3356.