Iowa - 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.

Iowa Administrative Code. 281—12.5(256) Education program.
12.5(17) Twenty-first century learning skills.
b. Health literacy. Components of health literacy include understanding and using basic health concepts to enhance personal, family and community health; establish and monitor health goals; effectively manage health risk situations and advocate for others; demonstrate a healthy lifestyle that benefits the individual and society.

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