Washington: Health Policies

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

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State law encourages 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 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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State law requires 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires districts to adopt comprehensive anti-bullying policies addressing all 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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State law encourages or requires districts to address truancy or chronic absenteeism through the provision of comprehensive student support services.

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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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State law addresses diabetes plan.

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State law addresses nutrition standards for class parties.

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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 requires districts to implement community service education or service learning programs, orencourages and offers student incentives for participation (e.g., recognition programs or course credit).

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

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State law recommends nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meal programs.

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State law recommends nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meal programs.

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State law recommends nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meal programs.

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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 establishes minimal 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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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 parent and family engagement as a component of English Language Learner (ELL) programs.

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State law requires districts to monitor and remediate 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 non-punitive or supportive interventions.

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State law requires 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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