Texas - HE K-12 curriculum—health eating/nutrition (ES): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses healthy eating/nutrition.

Texas Education Code Sec. 28.002. REQUIRED CURRICULUM

(a) Each school district that offers kindergarten through grade 12 shall offer, as a required curriculum:

  • (2) an enrichment curriculum that includes:
    • (B) health, with emphasis on the importance of proper nutrition and exercise;

Texas Administrative Code Title 19 RULE §74.1 Essential Knowledge and Skills

(a) A school district that offers kindergarten through Grade 12 must offer the following as a required curriculum:


Texas Administrative Code Title 19 RULE §115.2 Health Education, Kindergarten

(1) Health behaviors. The student recognizes that personal health decisions and behaviors affect health throughout life. The student is expected to:


Texas Administrative Code Title 19 RULE §115.3 Health Education, Grade 1

(1) Health behaviors. The student understands that personal health decisions and behaviors affect health throughout the life span. The student is expected to:

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