Georgia: Health Policies

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.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

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.

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.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires elementary PE curriculum.

State law requires high school PE curriculum.

State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

State law allows PE substitutions.

State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law encourages districts to adopt community involvement plans or policies.

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

State law addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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

State law addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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

State law addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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

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

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to adopt plans or policies to support students’ return to school following suspension or expulsion.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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.

State law authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel on school campuses through MOUs or partnership agreements.

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

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