New Hampshire - HE K-12 curriculum—violence prevention (ES): Curricula

Policy Type: 
statute; standard

State law addresses violence prevention.

New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated 189:10 Studies

The school board shall ensure that health education and physical education are taught to pupils as part of the basic curriculum. The school board shall ensure that all studies prescribed by the state board of education are thoroughly taught, especially physiology, hygiene, and health and physical education as they relate to the effects of alcohol and other drugs, child abuse as established in the definition of “abused child” under RSA 169-C:3, II, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and sexually transmitted diseases on the human system.

New Hampshire Health Education Curriculum Guidelines

6. Violence Prevention

Students need to know:

6.1 conflict resolution techniques

6.2 ways to avoid threatening situations

6.3 ways to deal with bullying

6.4 ways to avoid weapons

6.5 how to report weapons
New Hampshire Department of Education

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