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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

  ( Part 28 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 5.5. Comprehensive Health Education [51880 - 51921]

  ( Chapter 5.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 809. )

ARTICLE 4. Comprehensive Health Education Plans [51911 - 51915]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 809. )

51911.
  

Approval of district plans shall be made in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the State Board of Education.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 809.)

51913.
  

The plan for a comprehensive health education program shall include a statement setting forth the district’s educational program for health education on a districtwide basis. The state board shall establish standards and criteria to be used in the evaluation of plans submitted by school districts. The standards and criteria for review and approval of plans by the state board shall include, but not be limited to, provision for:

(a) Assessment of the health educational needs of the pupils.

(b) Defined and measurable program objectives and methods of assessing the effectiveness of the program.

(c) Coordination of all district resources with the objectives of the plan.

(d) Utilization of health care professionals representing, at the school district’s option, the varied fields of health care, including voluntary collaborations with managed health care and health care providers; local public and private health, safety, and community service agencies; and other appropriate community resources in the development and implementation of the plan.

(e) Direct participation of health care professionals representing, at the school district’s option, the varied fields of health care, including voluntary collaborations with managed health care, health care providers, and local public and private health, safety, and community service agencies in the course evaluation.

(f) Staff development and in-service training.

(g) Evaluation of the program by the governing board of the school district with the assistance of administrators, teachers, parents, pupils, and participants in the program from the community.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 296, Sec. 70. Effective January 1, 2012.)

51914.
  

No plan shall be approved by the State Board of Education unless it determines that the plan was developed with the active cooperation of parents, community, and teachers, in all stages of planning, approval, and implementation of the plan.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 809.)

51915.
  

In the development of a plan for a comprehensive health education program, the governing board of a school district may include in such plan the employment of the following as resource persons, with or without compensation: (a) licensed physicians and surgeons, school or public health nurses, county health officers, optometrists, dentists, and other persons licensed by the state to practice in allied health professions, and other persons recognized by the governing board as being experts in the health sciences.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 809.)

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