Idaho - Content Standards: Health

Area: 
Health
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2011
Summary: 

Idaho updated the health standards in 2011.

Body: 

Health education’s goal is to help students adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. Health education contributes directly to a student's ability to successfully practice behaviors that protect and promote health while avoiding or reducing health risks. Educator roles in contributing to this goal include:

Teaching functional health information (essential concepts)
Helping students determine personal values that support healthy behaviors
Helping students develop group norms that value a healthy lifestyle
Helping students develop the essential skills necessary to adopt, practice, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
04/26/2016