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Response to Public Chapter 585 (2012): HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in Tennessee Public Schools

HIV/AIDS Prevention Ed

April 2013

Authors: Tara Bergfeld and Kim Potts

Legislative Brief

In response to Public Chapter 585, passed by the 107th Tennessee General Assembly in 2012, this legislative brief provides information on what the State of Tennessee requires public schools to teach students about HIV/AIDS prevention, analyzes the status of HIV/AIDS infection among the state’s youth, and reviews alignment of statute, policies, and HIV/AIDS prevention instruction.