Ohio: Health Policies

Topic is not addressed in state laws or limited in scope (e.g., sexting only).

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

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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

State law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances on school grounds or at school-related events.

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

State law encourages districts to use alternatives to out-of-school suspension or expulsion, such as, in-school suspension, behavioral interventions, or restorative practices.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law establishes guidelines for school construction and building maintenance that may address 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 encourages districts to utilize environmentally-safe chemicals and to reduce chemical exposure in schools.

State law encourages or requires districts to address truancy or chronic absenteeism through the provision of comprehensive student support services.

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 authorizes 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.

State law requires districts to adopt dating violence policies.

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

State law encourages or requires inter-agency coordination as part of initial emergency plan development only.

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

State law requires districts to monitor disproportionality in discipline practices within general education populations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law involves parents in responding to truancy or chronic absenteeism using non-punitive or supportive interventions.

State law requires districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.

State law complies with minimum requirements of the federal Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA).

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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