Texas - WSCC framework: WSCC

Area: 
WSCC
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses Coordinated School Health, but not WSCC.

Texas Education Code Sec. 38.013. COORDINATED HEALTH PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

(a) The agency shall make available to each school district one or more coordinated health programs designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, oral diseases, and Type 2 diabetes in elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students. Each program must provide for coordinating:

  • (1) health education, including oral health education;
  • (2) physical education and physical activity;
  • (3) nutrition services; and
  • (4) parental involvement.
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