Oklahoma: Health Policies

State law requires districts to refer students to local law enforcement for any offense that may be a violation of the criminal code.

State law recommends marketing healthy choices (signs, pricing, etc.).

State law requires districts to provide counseling, safeguards, or other supportive services to students who have been bullied.

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 references National Health Education Standards as a guide for providing HE or includes a list of all National Health Education Standards without mentioning the standards by name.

State law addresses National Physical Education Standards as a guide for providing PE or includes a list of all National PE standards without mentioning the standards by name.

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

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State law requires elementary PE curriculum.

State law recommends high school PE curriculum, or requires PE for less than all years of high school.

State law recommends middle school PE curriculum, or requires PE for less than all years of middle school.

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State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

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State law recommends physical activity incorporated throughout the school day (e.g. classroom breaks, time for physical activity).

State law encourages districts to adopt community involvement plans or policies.

State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include one of the exams listed below).

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

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on cultural competency.

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

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth suicide prevention

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on parent and family engagement.

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State law recommends recess.

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 authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel on school campuses through MOUs or partnership agreements.

State laws recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and graduate degree requirements for counselors and completion of a practicum or internship.

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