Mississippi: Health Policies

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State law encourages districts to adopt acceptable Internet use policies or to provide instruction on safe Internet use.

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State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

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State law requires districts to address indoor air quality in schools.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances on school grounds or at school-related events.

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State law requires districts to operate alternative school programs or to provide educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

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State law encourages districts to use alternatives to out-of-school suspension or expulsion, such as, in-school suspension, behavioral interventions, or restorative practices.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law establishes guidelines for school construction and building maintenance that may address student health and safety.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law prohibits bullying based on personal characteristics without enumerating protected classes or limits coverage to protected groups.

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State law requires districts to utilize environmentally-safe chemicals and/or to reduce chemical exposure in schools.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws or limited to notification and transfers to law enforcement.

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State law addresses plans for managing chronic conditions.

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State law addresses allergy plan.

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State law addresses asthma plan.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

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State law requires community member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

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State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

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State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law addresses concussions/return to play.

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State law permits the use of corporal punishment for disciplinary purposes.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law establishes minimal assurances of due process for students facing disciplinary action.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law encourages or requires inter-agency coordination as part of both initial plan development and review and update procedures.

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State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that include procedures for plan review and update.

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State law requires districts to monitor disproportionality in discipline practices within general education populations.

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State law requires parent or family member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

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State law requires parent or family member involvement in the development of student codes of conduct.

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State law involves parents in responding to truancy or chronic absenteeism using notification and punitive sanctions for the parent.

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State law encourages districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.

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State law complies with minimum requirements of the federal Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) and adds student supports and protections.

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State law addresses certification or degree requirement for food service workers.

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State law addresses food service worker training but not required or requires training that does not meet the level of the USDA professional standards.

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