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Title V Correlations

See how each Choosing the Best curriculum meets Title V, A-H criteria.

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State Correlations

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Consistent with Title V Federal guidelines A-H for abstinence education, Choosing the Best curricula serve school systems and community groups. A recent published study indicated that students who received Choosing the Best were nearly 1.5 times more likely to delay the onset of sexual behavior than students who did not receive the program. Teachers and parents alike praise our age-appropriate materials!

Middle School Programs

icon wayChoosing the Best WAY
Grade 6. Nearly 1 in 10 kids reports losing virginity before age 13. Early intervention is crucial to lifelong health, and these six lessons teach abstinence as the best way to show respect for yourself and others.

 

icon pathChoosing the Best PATH
Grade 7. One in 5 Americans aged 12 and up contract genital herpes. Assertiveness training in these eight lessons engages students in learning how to say “NO” to premarital sex and “YES” to healthy relationships.

 

Choosing the Best LIFEChoosing the Best LIFE
Grade 8. One-fourth of new STDs occur in boys and girls aged 15-19. Eight lessons emphasize the straight facts about health risks — and give students the emotional strength and self-discipline to commit to abstinence until marriage.

 

High School Programs

Choosing the Best JOURNEYChoosing the Best JOURNEY
Grades 9-10. The percentage of students who’ve had sex increases from 28 to 44 percent between 8th and 10th grade. These inspiring eight lessons motivate students to set goals, make good decisions, develop healthy relationships, and choose abstinence.

 

Choosing the Best SOUL MATEChoosing the Best SOUL MATE
Grades 11-12. A majority of young people believe it is a good idea to live together before getting married. Five lessons reveal widespread myths about cohabitation and teaches the benefits of marriage, valuable relational skills needed to make marriage last, and the importance of abstinence.

 

Why Choosing the Best Works:

Choosing the Best utilizes the following five keys to effective abstinence and relationship education:

  • Motivational Learning Environment — Video vignettes of real-life teens, in-depth discussions, classroom exercises and role-plays engage the students in learning.
  • Medical Learning Model — Current information on STDs, emotional consequences and teen pregnancy.
  • Relationship Education and Refusal Skills — Provides students with the confidence to handle negative peer and relationship pressures.
  • Parent Involvement — Student Manual provides at-home opportunities for parent-student interaction.*
  • Character Education — Students are challenged to develop respect, self-respect, compassion, honesty and courage.

*WAY, PATH, LIFE, and JOURNEY only.