Alaska: Health Policies

State law requires districts to refer students to local law enforcement for any offense that may be a violation of the criminal code.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to implement multi-hazard practice drills (e.g., fire, lockdown, active shooter, or evacuation drills) without requiring inter-agency coordination.

State law encourages districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions or tiered frameworks.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law addresses National Physical Education Standards as a guide for providing PE or includes a list of all National PE standards without mentioning the standards by name.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law allows PE exemptions for disability.

State law allows PE exemptions for medical illness.

State law recommends elementary PE curriculum, or requires PE for less than all years of elementary school.

State law requires high school PE curriculum.

State law recommends middle school PE curriculum, or requires PE for less than all years of middle school.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law recommends physical activity incorporated throughout the school day (e.g. classroom breaks, time for physical activity).

State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include one of the exams listed below).

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law recommends preventive screenings.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law recommends preventive screenings.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth suicide prevention.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law recommends recess.

State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.

State law requires districts to adopt policies limiting use of restraint and seclusion that include comprehensive student protections, including the provision of mandatory training for school personnel.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State laws recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and degree requirements for counselors.

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