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Health Policies

The NASBE State Policy Database on School Health is a searchable database of all existing state statutory and regulatory language on student health aligned to components of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s framework for school health promotion, known as the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model.

About Our Methodology

This database covers codified and noncodified policies enacted as of September 2019 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands that applied to public schools and the general education population. Our rubric captures 200 health education topics aligned to the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. 

About the WSCC Model

The WSCC model defines 10 important areas of a healthy school. Combined, these elements provide a road map for comprehensive policymaking that fully supports students’ well-being.

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