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

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation; standard
Summary: 

State law addresses safety and injury.

New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.28 Instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, use of automated external defibrillator for certain students.

  1. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, the board of education of a public school district that includes grades 9 through 12, or the board of trustees of a charter school that includes grades 9 through 12, shall provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator to each student prior to graduation as part of the district’s implementation of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education. The board of education, or board of trustees, may select a no-cost, non-certification instructional program to meet this requirement.

N.J.A.C. 6A:27-11.4 Student safety education

District boards of education shall provide to public school students a safety education program that includes pedestrian safety and rules for riding the school bus.
Source: State of New Jersey Office of Administrative Law


New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Comprehensive Health and Physical Education

Content Area Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Standard 2.1 Wellness: ALL STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE HEALTH PROMOTION CONCEPTS AND SKILLS TO SUPPORT A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE.
Strand D. Safety

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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