Nebraska: Health Policies

State law requires the provision of school counseling or guidance services in elementary grade levels (K-8).

State law requires the provision of school counseling or guidance services in secondary grade levels (9-12).

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State law addresses aspects of traditional school-based health services (noted below), but does not formalize a program to aid in the establishment of clinics or health centers on campus for students. Health services provided for may:• Establish a school health board to govern school district health services• Set qualifications and certification required for physicians and health professionals providing school-based health services• Provide financial support for school-based health services• Address community involvement and/or partnership with school-based health services• Provide details as to the type of services provided

State law encourages districts to establish school-based or school-linked mental health promotion and intervention programs.

State laws requires districts to establish school-community partnerships to address student needs.

State law requires fees for participation, but provides for waivers or a cap on the amount of money to be collected.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law encourages state agencies to develop models and guidance for districts to support implementation of counseling, psychological, and social services, or requires state agencies to disseminate existing resources.

State law does not require districts to adopt search and seizure policies or rules.

State law recommends teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws or limited to prohibiting student possession or use of tobacco or tobacco products.

State law addresses bus safety equipment by authorizing the use of either stop-arm cameras or the installation of school bus seat belts.

State law allows waivers for religious or moral reasons.

State law addresses vaccinations.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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