Get Real

Comprehensive Sex Education That Helps Youth Delay Sex

Grades 6–8

High School

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Now on the OAH list
of Evidence-Based Programs!

Empower students to delay sex and protect themselves from pregnancy and STIs with this powerful curriculum developed by Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and published by ETR.

Get Real:

  • Emphasizes social and emotional skills as key components of healthy relationships and responsible decision making.
  • Promotes abstinence from sex as the healthiest choice for adolescents.
  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of sexual health, sexuality and protection methods.
  • Supports parents and other caring adults as the primary sexuality educators of their children, and includes take-home Family Activities that encourage dialogue between students and the caring adults in their lives about sexual health topics.
  • Includes integrated training that helps teachers develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become competent and comfortable teaching Get Real, as well as a subscription to for access to resources and ongoing online support.


The health teachers in Brookline find the Get Real curriculum to be both planned well and easy to implement. ...students are highly responsive to the lesson activities which allow them to learn content and practice valuable life skills.

Teddi Jacobs, Health and Fitness Coordinator,
The Public Schools of Brookline

The training that Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts provided in preparation for the implementation of Get Real was outstanding.  As an educator it provided me with lots of information and activities that allowed me to have a very successful unit on human sexuality.

Melissa Gerry, Health Teacher,
Franklin County Technical School