Mississippi: Health Policies

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires the adoption of comprehensive gang prevention and intervention policies addressing multiple components.

State law prohibits hazing as a violation of student codes of conduct without requiring districts to adopt hazing policies.

State law addresses abstinence only education.

State law addresses abstinence only education.

State law addresses abstinence only education.

State law addresses alcohol and drug use/abuse.

State law addresses alcohol and drug use/abuse.

State law addresses alcohol and drug use/abuse.

State law addresses comprehensive sexual health education.

State law requires elementary HE curriculum.

State law addresses healthy eating/nutrition.

State law addresses healthy eating/nutrition.

State law addresses healthy eating/nutrition.

State law requires high school HE curriculum.

State law addresses mental and emotional health.

State law addresses mental and emotional health.

State law addresses mental and emotional health.

State law requires middle school HE curriculum.

State law addresses personal health and wellness.

State law addresses personal health and wellness.

State law addresses personal health and wellness.

State law addresses social and emotional learning.

State law addresses social and emotional learning.

State law addresses social and emotional learning.

State law addresses providing professional development to all health education teachers.

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

State law addresses providing healthy food for staff.

State law requires districts to limit use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion based on factors such as student age or offense type.

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