Illinois - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Illinois Compiled Statutes 105 ILCS 110/2 Definitions.

“Comprehensive Health Education Program”: a systematic and extensive educational program designed to provide a variety of learning experiences based upon scientific knowledge of the human organism as it functions within its environment which will favorably influence the knowledge, attitudes, values and practices of Illinois school youth; and which will aid them in making wise personal decisions in matters of health

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