Alaska - Preventive health screenings in HS: Standards

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State law recommends preventive screenings.

AS 14.30.070

(b) The Department of Health and Social Services may require the district to conduct physical examinations that it considers necessary, and may reimburse the district for the examinations on the basis and to the extent the commissioner of health and social services prescribes by regulation.

AS 14.30.375

...the evaluation [of health education programs] shall also include changes in the health status of the pupils as determined by physical and dental examinations conducted under AS 14.30.070.

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