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Explaining Comprehensive Sex Ed

NOTE: We continue to provide science-based health education — see where our programs align to the National Sexuality Education Standards (NSES): SEE THE STANDARD ALIGNMENT CHARTS   In Illinois, the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act (Senate Bill 818) was enacted in August 2021.  This legislation creates personal health and safety standards for grades K-5 […]

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Sex Education Legislation Changes

Many of our School Partners, Community Members and Parents are asking about the recent sex education legislation signed by Governor Pritzker on August 20th, Senate Bill 818.  We are reaching out to assure you that Candor Health Education has the programming available to meet the requirements of the bill as well as offer some suggestions […]

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Different Viewpoints: How Sex Education (or the lack of) Translates to College Campuses

During my years at Illinois State, I have been building my knowledge on various topics related to health, wellness, and sex education. My passion for these topics drew me into joining ISU’s Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT), which is comprised of student volunteers (from diverse backgrounds/majors) who receive continual training from Health Promotion and Wellness […]

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Importance of Sex/Drug Ed During Unprecedented Times

There are five main sources where students may learn about sexual health and drugs: school, friends, family, media, and their environment. Many schools offer programs focusing on these important topics, allowing students to have access to information from reliable sources. Recently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, more students have been learning through online classes and […]