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Alaska Safe Children's Act

Alaska Safe Children's Act

 

The Alaska Safe Children’s Act (also known as Erin’s and Bree’s Law) goes into effect June 30, 2017.

AS 14.30.355 (Erin’s Law) requires that the governing body of each school district to adopt and implement a policy, establish a training program for employees and students, and provide parental notices relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention for students enrolled in grades kindergarten through twelve.

AS 14.30.356 (Bree’s Law) requires that the governing body of each school district shall adopt and implement a policy, establish a training program for employees and students, and provide parental notices relating to dating violence and abuse in grades seven through twelve. A training program adopted under this section must emphasize prevention and awareness.

 opt out letter

Dear Parent(s), 

South High School will be teaching the 2nd Quarter Personal Safety lessons between December 4th and 8th, 2017 during English classes. The age-appropriate lessons will be presented in a non-threatening way, along with the skills needed for self-protection. The lesson content is part of the Anchorage School District’s plan to enact the Alaska Safe Children’s Act and will be handled in a sensitive, respectful manner. 

 

2nd Quarter Lessons 

9th – 10th grade 11th – 12th grade 

Safer Smarter Teens, HS 

Lesson 2: 

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships 

 

Objectives: 

* Define self-esteem 

* Understand the connection between self-

esteem and relationships 

* Understand boundaries 

* Be able to determine the balance of power 

* Understand exploitation 

* Identify healthy and unhealthy 

relationships 

* Develop strategies to promote healthy 

relationships 

* Develop strategies to deal with unhealthy 

relationships 

* Develop a Relationship Bill of Rights 

Safer Smarter Teens, HS Lesson 5: Advocacy in Action Objectives: * Develop a personal Safety P.L.A.N. (Permission, Location, Activity, Names and Numbers) * Define advocacy * Understand community action * Develop a Plan for Advocacy * Develop a Personal Bill of Rights 

*For more information about the lessons being presented, please visit: http://www.asdk12.org/healthpe/safechildrensact/ 

 

If you have any questions about the content of the program or if you wish to inquire about opting out, please contact the Curriculum office. 

 

Thank you for partnering with us as we continue to provide learning opportunities to improve the safety and well being of our students. 

 

 

Sincerely, 

Wendy Pondolfino 

Principal