Delaware - HE K-12 curriculum—MS: Curricula
Delaware Administrative Code 14-500-501 State Contente Standards
1.1 Instructional programs offered in the public schools of Delaware shall be in alignment with the appropriate content standards documents. These documents are: English Language Arts Content Standards, Mathematics Content Standards, Science Content Standards, Social Studies Content Standards, Health Education and Assessment Content Standards, Physical Education Content Standards, Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards, Agriscience Content Standards, Business Finance and Marketing Education Content Standards, World Language Content Standards, Technology Education Content Standards, Skilled and Technical Sciences Content Standards, Family and Consumer Sciences Content Standards, Computer Science Content Standards and Financial Literacy Content Standards.
Delaware Code 122 Rules and regulations
(16) Requiring health and wellness educational programs for grades K through 12, emphasizing the health enhancement benefits of seat belt usage, exercise, proper nutrition, and the avoidance of unhealthy behaviors such as smoking and drug abuse. Rules and regulations on this subject shall be proposed by the Secretary subject to approval by the State Board of Education. An advisory and resource committee comprised of the Secretary of Public Safety, the Secretary of Health and Social Services, and the Secretary of Education is hereby established to assist in the development of the program;
Delaware Administrative Code 14-800-851 Comprehensive Health Education Program
Section 851 K to 12 Comprehensive Health Education Program
1.0 Program Requirements
1.1 Each school district and charter school shall have a sequential, skill-based K to 12 Comprehensive Health Education Program based on the Delaware Health Education Standards that establishes a foundation of understanding the relationship between personal behavior and health and shall include at a minimum the following:
1.1.2 Appointment of persons such as teachers, parents, school nurses, community leaders, guidance counselors, law enforcement officers and others with expertise in the areas of health, family life and safe and drug free schools and communities to serve as members of the District Consolidated Application Planning Committee.
1.1.3 The use of the state content standards for health education for grades K to 12 to address the core concepts: tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, injury prevention and safety, nutrition and, physical activity, family life and sexuality, personal health and wellness, mental, health and community and environmental health with minimum hours of instruction as follows: