Massachusetts - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

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

Massachusetts Comprehensive Health Curriculum Framework

Physical Health includes those aspects of health that are often the most salient in our immediate lives and related closely to the natural progression inherent in human development. The knowledge and skills presented are the foundation for individual control over many of the factors related to a healthy lifestyle. The areas covered share common goals in their emphasis and focus on building and maintaining healthy habits.

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