Consent Education Annual Report

The consent education annual report shares data on evidence-based or evidence-informed consent education programs used in Delaware public schools as required in Delaware Code, Title 14 §4167.

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, each school district and charter school serving 1 or more of the grades 7 through 12 shall provide age- and developmentally- appropriate, evidence-informed instruction on the meaning of consent and respecting others’ personal boundaries as part of health standard programming related to comprehensive healthy relationships.

“Consent” means the unambiguous, voluntary, and freely given agreement by all participants in each physical act in the course of sexual activity, including respect for personal boundaries. Consent does not include any of the following: (a) the lack of verbal or physical resistance or submission resulting from the use of force, threat of force, or placing another individual in fear or (b) a current or previous dating, social or sexual relationship.

School Year Report Title Key Words
2021 Consent Education Consent
2020 Consent Education Consent