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

3.0 Violence Prevention

Students need to know:

3.1 ways to avoid threatening situations

3.2 causes of conflict

3.3 conflict resolution techniques

3.4 how to avoid fighting/bullying

3.5 the importance of not carrying a weapon

3.6 how to prevent dating violence

3.7 how to prevent sexual assault

3.8 how to recognize sexual harassment

3.9 influence of AOD in conflict situations

3.10 nonviolent ways to calm charged situations
New Hampshire Department of Education

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