HIV education and health education in the United States: a national survey of local school district policies and practices.

@article{Holtzman1992HIVEA,
  title={HIV education and health education in the United States: a national survey of local school district policies and practices.},
  author={Deborah Holtzman and Brenda Z Greene and G C Ingraham and L A Daily and D G Demchuk and Lloyd J. Kolbe},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  year={1992},
  volume={62 9},
  pages={421-7}
}
To determine the extent to which HIV education and health education policies and practices are required by school districts in the United States, a national probability sample of public school districts was surveyed by mail in 1990. Of 2,150 districts selected, 78.1% responded. HIV education was required by 66.9% of districts. Of these, the percentage requiring HIV education increased by grade level from 29.7% in kindergarten to 82.3% in 7th grade, then declined to 37.3% by 12th grade… CONTINUE READING