State law requires high school HE curriculum.
Health Education Standard Grades 9-12
Document establishes health education Standard for high school students.
New Mexico Administrative Code 22.214.171.124 Requirements
D. The wellness policy shall include, but shall not be limited to:
- (1) a planned, sequential, K-12 health education curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health and is aligned to the health education content Standard with benchmarks and performance Standard as set forth in 126.96.36.199 NMAC;
New Mexico Administrative Code 188.8.131.52 Program Requirements
(4) In fourth through eighth grades, instruction that meets academic content and performance Standard shall be provided in the following subject areas:
- (l) physical education; and
- (m) health education.