students receive an age-appropriate, comprehensive, education program developed with community control in compliance with the provisions of the law. The Comprehensive Health Education Act (CHEA) emphasizes LOCAL CONTROL. Parents are notified IN ADVANCE of students’participation in sexuality education. They are given theopportunity to review all material and exempt theirchildren. All instruction,regardless of age-level, STRESSES ABSTINENCE until marriage as the best and first choice for all youth. Contraception is only discussed in the context of future family planning. Sexuality education comprises only a small portion of comprehensive health. Research showsthatcomprehensive sexuality educationdoes not encourage sexual activity and in fact delays theonset of first intercourse.