Curriculum FrameworksGuidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
2019 Revision of the Health Education Framework
The CDE, Instructional Quality Commission, and State Board of Education are commencing the revision process for the Health Education Framework. Information and updates concerning the revision of the Health Education Framework will be posted here.
- Schedule of Significant Events for the 2019 Revision of the Health Education Framework
Approved by the State Board of Education on September 9, 2016.
Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC)
The CDE and the State Board of Education are recruiting applicants for the Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) to assist with the revision of the Health Education Framework.
CFCC Applications must be submitted by 3 p.m., December 15, 2016.
- Online CFCC Application Form
- Recruitment Flyer for CFCC Applicants (PDF)
- Letter to LEAs from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
The CDE will convene four focus group meetings to provide input on the revision of the Health Education Framework. The meetings are open to the public, and there will be an opportunity for public comment at each meeting.
- Health Education Focus Group Members
This list of appointed focus group members and their local educational agency affiliation is organized by meeting date.
- Focus Group Discussion Questions
At each focus group meeting, the focus group members will address a set of questions regarding the content for the revised Health Education Framework. Interested health education stakeholders are invited to submit their responses to the discussion questions.
- Focus Group Meetings Public Meeting Notices/Agendas
The public meeting notices/agendas provide details on each focus group meeting. All focus group meetings are open to the public.
- Information on Focus Group Meeting Dates and Locations (PDF)
This informational flyer lists the dates and locations of four focus group meetings, including videoconference locations.
Framework California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade
Twelve (2003) (PDF; 2MB)
Please note that the 2003 Health Framework is no longer current. It does not reflect the Health Education Content Standards adopted by the State Board of Education in March 2008. In addition, the section on Family Living (pages 63-64) is inconsistent with the current state law. For current information on HIV/AIDS prevention education, see the Comprehensive Sexual Health & HIV/AIDS Instruction Web page.
Content Standards - Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (PDF; 1MB)
Adopted by the State Board of Education in March 2008.