Sexual Health Education: Why Your Children Need to Know
Read the series on sexual health education in Comox Valley Classrooms.
Six candidates for the Comox Valley Schools by-election on Dec. 12 zoomed in for an all-candidates forum this week
Comox Valley Area C voters will elect a new school trustee in a Dec. 12 byelection. Rob Thompson is one of the six candidates.
Comox Valley students with mental health or substance use issues will have a new and more easily accessible pathway for help starting sometime in December
How does sexual health education in Comox Valley schools compare with other school districts and with other provinces?
Sexual health education has become an important topic in District 71 and around the province because social media and access to online pornography have created a crisis of sexual issues in our schools
Comox Valley parents are leading the province in sexual health education advocacy, and shining a light on gaps in School District 71 that have led to significant improvements
Comox Valley parents are leading the province in advocating for an expanded BC sexual health curriculum, starting with their own School District 71
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