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

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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 requires elementary PE curriculum.

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State law requires high school PE curriculum.

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State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

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State law allows PE substitutions.

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State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

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State law allows PE waiver.

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

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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 body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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State law addresses dental screening.

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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 body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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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 body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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

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

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

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

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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 on school campuses through MOUs or partnership agreements.

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

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