Maryland - 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.

Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.18.01 Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Programs for grades Prekindergarten - 12.

B. Maryland Comprehensive Health Education Program

  • (1) The comprehensive instructional program shall help students adopt and maintain healthy behaviors and contribute directly to a student’s ability to successfully practice behaviors that protect and promote health and avoid or reduce health risks.
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