The State Board of Education approved the South Carolina Academic Standards for Health and Safety Education on July 8, 2009. These standards provide the scope and sequence for age appropriate comprehensive health education. The SC Standards are based on the 2007 National Health Education Standards.
- South Carolina State Adopted Instructional Materials Textbooks
Teen Health – Glencoe, Bronson, Cleary and Hubbard
Sex Can Wait – Pennie Core-Gebhart, M.E.D., Susan J. Hart, Michael Young, Ph.D., and Tamera Young, University of Arkansas, 2005
Erin’s Law Instructional Units and Resources
Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention, South Carolina Department of Education
- SC Academic Standards for Health and Safety Education – (July 2009) (445 kb, PDF)
- – Title 59 Education, Chapter 32 (South Carolina Code of Laws)
- The South Carolina Grade Level Health and Safety Education Curriculum Guidelines are aligned to the 2009 Standards document. The guide contains essential questions, teaching activities, and assessment strategies that address performance indicators within the standards.