Vermont: Health Policies

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Topic is not addressed in state laws or limited in scope (e.g., sexting only).

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

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State law encourages districts to address air quality issues in schools.

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State law requires districts to implement school-based alcohol and drug referral, intervention or treatment programs for students with substance use disorders.

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State law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances andencourages districts to refer students to treatment or offer “safe harbor” immunity from disciplinary action when students seek help for substance use disorders.

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State law encourages districts to operate alternative school programs or to ensure access to educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

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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 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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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 enumerates protected classes including explicit protections for LGBTQ youth.

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State law encourages districts to utilize environmentally-safe chemicals and 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 or regulations.

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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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State law encourages districts to implement community service education or service learning programs.

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State laws authorizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.

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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 prohibits the use of corporal punishment for disciplinary purposes without exception.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law provides comprehensive assurances of due process for students facing disciplinary action.

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State law encourages or requires districts to implement identification and referral processes to link students and families with needed resources.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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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 employers to offer leave for parents to participate in school activities.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws or only addressed in relation to special education.

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

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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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 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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