HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

288

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part II, subpart B, to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"302A- Life skills curriculum. Each public high school shall make available to each student a mandatory life skills curriculum in the student's junior or senior year of school.

(b) Courses in the life skills curriculum shall teach students:

(1) The benefits of making wise decisions in financial matters and sexual relationships, including those related to:

(A) Personal finances;

(B) Building and protecting credit;

(C) Career paths; and

(D) Parenting, nurturing, and providing for children; and

(2) The negative repercussions of making poor choices in financial matters and sexual relationships, including:

(A) Poverty;

(B) Domestic violence;

(C) Suicide; and

(D) Homicide."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3 This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Education; Public Schools; High School; Life Skills; Curriculum

 

Description:

Requires public high schools to make available a mandatory life skills curriculum.

 

 

 

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