Maryland - HE K-12 curriculum—safety and injury prevention (HS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law addresses safety and injury.

2017 Maryland Education Code 7-410 Safety Education Program

Each public school shall have a program of safety education that is organized and administered under the bylaws, rules, and regulations of the State Board.


Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.13.01 Physical Education Instructional Programs for Grades Prekindergarten - 12.

B. Maryland Physical Education Program

  • (3) The instructional program, as is applies to grades 9--12, shall provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator if not otherwise offered in the comprehensive health education program.
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Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.18.01 Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Programs for grades Prekindergarten - 12.

B. Maryland Comprehensive Health Education Program.

  • (3) The instructional program, as it applies to grades 9--12, shall provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator if not otherwise offered in the physical education program
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Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.18.01 Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Programs for grades Prekindergarten - 12.

G. Safety and Injury Prevention.

  • (1) Students shall demonstrate the ability to apply prevention and intervention knowledge, skills, and processes to promote safe living in the home, school, and community.
  • (2) Students shall complete instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator.
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2017 Maryland Education Code 7-205.2 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrilator Instruction

(b) Instruction required. --Beginning with students entering grade 9 in the 2015-2016 school year, a student shall complete, as part of the health orphysical education curriculum, instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator.

(c) County board to provide instruction. --Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, each county board shall provide, as part of the health or physical education curriculum, instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator in every public school that enrolls students in any of the grades 9 through 12 in the county.

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