Actions for Parents


  • Consider OPT OUT:
    • Comparison of FUSD sex ed to other districts in the Bay Area. No other district teaches Sex Ed in 4th Grade.
    • Boys and Girls will be taught the SEX EDUCATION in the SAME CLASSROOM
    • Parents will NOT receive OPT-OUT notice from the school as done in the past. It is the parent’s responsibility to OPT-OUT from this curriculum by providing a written note (e-mail or paper) to the class teacher.
  • To OPT-OUT:
    • See suggested template for Opt-Out Form
    • Send your request to OPT OUT to your child's teacher and CC the Principal. Ask for a return confirmation

Alternative curriculum for students who Opt Out include:

  • 4th Grade: Communication, Cooperation, Defining Prejudice, Discrimination
  • 5th Grade: Communication, Perspective-taking, Point-of-View, Listening for Feelings, Introduction to Conflict, Win-Win Conflict Resolution
  • 6th Grade: Assertion, I-Messages, Cooperation, Appreciation, self-Respect, Feelings about Future, Peace
  • 7th & 8th Grade: Circulatory System, Digestive System, Win-Win Conflict Resolution, Appreciating Diversity, Societal Injustice, Perspective-Taking, Peace, Nervous System, Neurons, Neurotransmission, Communication, Expressing & Reflecting Feelings, Helping