121A.23 Health-related programs.
Subdivision 1. AIDS program. The commissioner of children, families, and learning, in consultation with the commissioner of health, shall assist districts in developing and implementing a program to prevent and reduce the risk of acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Each district must have a program that includes at least:
(1) planning materials, guidelines, and other technically accurate and updated information;
(2) a comprehensive, technically accurate, and updated curriculum;
(3) cooperation and coordination among districts and SCs;
(4) a targeting of adolescents, especially those who may be at high risk of contracting AIDS, for prevention efforts;
(5) involvement of parents and other community members;
(6) in-service training for appropriate district staff and school board members;
(7) collaboration with state agencies and organizations having an AIDS prevention or AIDS risk reduction program;
(8) collaboration with local community health services, agencies and organizations having an AIDS prevention or AIDS risk reduction program; and
(9) participation by state and local student organizations.
The department may provide assistance at a neutral site to a nonpublic school participating in a district's program. District programs must not conflict with the health and wellness curriculum developed under Laws 1987, chapter 398, article 5, section 2, subdivision 7.
If a district fails to develop and implement a program to prevent and reduce the risk of AIDS, the department must assist the service cooperative in the region serving that district to develop or implement the program.
Subd. 2. Funding sources. Districts may accept funds for AIDS programs developed and implemented under this section from public and private sources including public health funds and foundations, department professional development funds, federal block grants or other federal or state grants.
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