New York: Health Policies

State law encourages districts to adopt acceptable Internet use policies or to provide instruction on safe Internet use.

State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

State law requires districts to address indoor air quality in schools.

State law encourages districts to implement school-based alcohol and drug referral, intervention or treatment programs for students with substance use disorders.

State law requires districts to operate alternative school programs or to provide educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law establishes comprehensive guidelines and accountability measures for school construction and building maintenance that include detailed provisions for addressing student health and safety.

State law requires districts to adopt comprehensive anti-bullying policies addressing all U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law enumerates protected classes including explicit protections for LGBTQ youth.

State law requires districts to utilize environmentally-safe chemicals and/or to reduce chemical exposure in schools.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or limited to notification and transfers to law enforcement.

State law addresses plans for managing chronic conditions.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

State law requires districts to implement community service education or service learning programs, orencourages and offers student incentives for participation (e.g., recognition programs or course credit).

State laws encourages and/or incentivizes the community use of school buildings and property for recreation or other purposes.

State law requires nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meals programs that do not meet Smart Snacks.

State law requires nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meals programs that do not meet Smart Snacks.

State law requires nutrition standards for food and beverages sold outside of school meals programs that do not meet Smart Snacks.

State law addresses concussions/return to play.

State law prohibits the use of corporal punishment for disciplinary purposes without exception.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law provides comprehensive assurances of due process for students facing disciplinary action.

State law encourages or requires districts to implement identification and referral processes to link students and families with needed resources.

State law encourages or requires inter-agency coordination as part of both initial plan development and review and update procedures.

State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that include procedures for plan review and update.

State law requires parent and family engagement as a component of English Language Learner (ELL) programs.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or only addressed in relation to special education.

State law requires parent or family member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

State law requires parent or family member involvement in the development of student codes of conduct.

State law involves parents in responding to truancy or chronic absenteeism using notification and punitive sanctions for the parent.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law complies with minimum requirements of the federal Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) and adds student supports and protections.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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