Humane Education Information


  • The National Anti-Vivisection Society’s (NAVS) Compassionate Humane Options in Classroom Education (CHOICE) initiative now offers a CHOICE Policy Map. This interactive online resource shows which states and school districts allow for students to opt out of dissection – and easily download the language that guarantees your right to a humane alternative. Currently, 21 states and Washington, D.C., have laws or policies allowing K-12 students to choose not to dissect animals. Explore the CHOICE Policy Map.
  • The National Anti-Vivisection Society’s (NAVS) Video Library now has more than 60 videos, including educational and informational videos, advocacy action opportunities, sanctuary spotlights, profiles of brilliant young NAVS/International Foundation for Ethical Research-funded scientists, and much more. Visit NAVS’ YouTube Channel.
  • RedRover Readers Program is aligned with the Core Competencies for social and emotional learning (SEL) as identified by CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning).
  • Use the RedRover Readers Objectives for a list of books and teaching guides used in the RedRover Readers Program that best align with the stated objectives and SEL competencies.
  • “The Animal Lover’s Guide to Changing the World” by Stephanie Feldstein; provides practical advice on how all kinds of animal lovers, from pet parents to wildlife enthusiasts, can help create a more sustainable, humane, compassionate planet.

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