Senate Bill 9
Passed during the 87th (2nd) Legislative Session, SENATE BILL 9 (SEN. HUFFMAN|WEST), requires schools beginning in the 2022-23 school year to educate students on dating violence, family violence and child abuse. This instruction must be given at least once in middle school and again in high school. The bill also adds provisions u-1, u-2, and u-3 that require school districts to notify parents, describe the resources used, and allow parents to file a grievance if these steps are not followed.
- Sex Trafficking: Unbound Houston and Office of Victims of Crime
- Dating violence, child abuse and family violence (Healthy Relationships) and understanding consent: Video
*Should you wish to file a complaint about access to the curriculum or Senate Bill 9 requirements, please follow the district complaint process as found on the district website.