State law recommends high school HE curriculum, or requires HE for less than all years of high school.
Oklahoma Academic Standard: Health
Document establishes health education Standard for high school students.
Oklahoma Administrative Code 210:15-3-143 Health and safety education
(b) Format of the Standard. The health education content Standard and respective grade level-specific performance outcomes presented in the Standard provide the expectations that school programs and services will set for all Oklahoma students. The eight health education Standard provide a framework for physical educators across Oklahoma to ensure school aged students become physically literate. Each standard includes two (2) or more specific objectives for each of the following grade ranges: Grades PreK-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12. The Standard are designed to articulate specifically what students should know or be able to do in support of each standard by the conclusion of each grade span.
Oklahoma Administrative Code 210:35-9-31 Program of studies and graduation requirements
(f)(2) Recommended curriculum. School districts shall strongly encourage students to complete two units or sets of competencies of foreign languages and two units or sets of competencies of physical and health education.
Oklahoma Statutes 70-11-103.6 State Board of Education - Adoption of subject matter Standard - Option for high school graduation - Adoption and approval of promotional system.
E. 1. School districts shall strongly encourage students to complete two units or sets of competencies of foreign languages and two units or sets of competencies of physical and health education.
Priority Academic Student Skills HEALTH/SAFETY EDUCATION
Document identifies priority academic student skills for high school students to gain through health education.
The WSCC Model: Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child: A guide to implementation of a Coordinated School Health Model
Guide addresses Oklahoma being the only state in the nation that has no requirement for health education in schools, and identifies Standard, requirements, best practices, resources, and recommended action steps for the provision of health education.