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School-based sex education plays a vital role in the sexual health and wellbeing of young people. Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of efforts in addition to pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention. The results of Three Decades of Research: The Case for Comprehensive Sex Education found that sex education has the potential to impact so much more.

Support for early, scaffolded, and multigrade approaches   |   Appreciation of Sexual Diversity   
Promotion of Healthy Relationships   |   Dating and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention   
Child Sex Abuse Prevention   |   Expanded Understanding of Gender/Gender Norms 

Media Literacy   |   Social Emotional Learning