State law references National Health Education Standards as a guide for providing HE or includes a list of all National Health Education Standards without mentioning the standards by name.
New Mexico Administrative Code 6.29.6 Health Education
CONTENT Standard WITH BENCHMARKS AND PERFORMANCE Standard FOR HEALTH EDUCATION
Content standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.
Content standard 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.
Content standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.
Content standard 4: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology and other factors on health.
Content standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.
Content standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health.
Content standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, peer and community health.
New Mexico Administrative Code 18.104.22.168 Objective
The competencies were developed to ensure alignment with the New Mexico's content Standard and benchmarks for health education and with the national Standard of the American alliance for health, physical education, recreation and dance.
School District Wellness Policy Guidance Document
Manual references the National Health Education Standards.