Nebraska does not require sex education, even though 30,000 of its teenagers are already sexually active. However, Nebraska makes recommendations for sex ed, using language which closely tracks with the 8-point federal definition of abstinence-only education. Learn more about failed abstinence-only programs in Nebraska.
Sex Education Policy
Nebraska does not mandate sex education for students or regulate what it can include – it has not taken the necessary action to guarantee complete, comprehensive sex ed for its students.
Among the states, Nebraska has the 9th lowest teen pregnancy rate, while its HIV and STI rates are lower than than average.
*Per 1000 young women ages 15-19