Colorado: Health Policies

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State law authorizes districts to refer students to local law enforcement or does not address law enforcement reporting other than for federally-mandated reporting for selected offense types.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law encourages districts to provide safeguards, counseling or other supportive services or interventions, or requires districts to provide students with resources and referrals without mandating the provision of direct services or interventions.

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State law requires districts to implement multi-hazard practice drills (e.g., fire, lockdown, active shooter, or evacuation drills) andencourages or requires inter-agency coordination.

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State law references National Health Education Standards as a guide for providing HE or includes a list of all National Health Education Standards without mentioning the standards by name.

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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.

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State law encourages districts to implement parent education or support programs to address family needs.

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

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

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

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State law recommends newly hired staff who teach PE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in PE.

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State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

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

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

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State law addresses hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision screening.

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

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State law addresses hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision screening.

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

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State law addresses hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision screening.

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State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on cultural competency.

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State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth mental health.

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

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State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on parent and family engagement.

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State law recommends recess.

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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.

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State law authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel and establishes clear guidelines and safeguards regarding the appropriate role of officers on school campuses.

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State laws recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and graduate degree requirements for counselors and completion of a practicum or internship.

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