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

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses safety and injury.

Texas Education Code Sec. 28.0023. CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR INSTRUCTION.

(c) A school district or open-enrollment charter school shall provide instruction to students in grades 7 through 12 in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a manner consistent with the requirements of this section and State Board of Education rules adopted under this section. The instruction may be provided as a part of any course. A student shall receive the instruction at least once before graduation.


Texas Administrative Code. 115.32. Health 1, Grades 9-10 (One-Half Credit).

(b) Knowledge and skills.

  • (7) Health behaviors. The student analyzes the relationship between unsafe behaviors and personal health and develops strategies to promote resiliency throughout the life span. The student is expected to:
    • (G) analyze and apply strategies for avoiding violence, gangs, weapons, and drugs; and
    • (H) analyze strategies for preventing and responding to deliberate and accidental injuries.
      Source: Office of the Secretary of State
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