New Mexico - HE K-12 curriculum—bullying prevention (HS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses bullying prevention.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.12.7.8 REQUIREMENTS:

C. The anti-bullying policy shall at least include, but shall not be limited to:

  • (9) a requirement that anti-bullying is included as part of the health education curriculum as set forth in 6.30.2.19 NMAC ("content standards - health education").

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.29.6.10 CONTENT STANDARDS WITH BENCHMARKS AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR HEALTH EDUCATION, Grades 9-12:

B. Content standard 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services. Students will:

  • (6) grades 9-12 benchmark 6: analyze situations requiring professional health services; grades 9-12 performance standards:
    • (a) prepare a plan of action for risk behaviors in situations that may lead to negative physical, social or emotional health consequences (i.e., abuse, bullying, sexual assault, mental health, depression, suicide, domestic violence, teen pregnancy, STI/HIV, etc.);
    • (b) analyze situations related to health crises and formulate solutions to intervene or prevent the crisis (i.e., a friend tells you he is thinking about suicide; a friend tells you he is smoking, a friend tells you she is pregnant, etc.);
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