District of Columbia - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

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State law requires teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 2304 COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION

2034.2 Comprehensive school health education shall be defined as age appropriate instruction that improves the knowledge, skills, and behaviors of students so they choose a health enhancing lifestyle and avoid behaviors that may jeopardize their immediate or long term health status.

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