Maine: Health Policies

State law requires districts to establish formal procedures governing referrals to local law enforcement.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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.

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.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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

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.

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 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 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 districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response.

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

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 encourages districts to adopt plans or policies to support students’ return to school following suspension or expulsion.

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.

State law recommends restricting marketing of foods and beverages to those that meet Smart Snacks.

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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