South Carolina: 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 prohibits the sale, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances on school grounds or at school-related events.

State law encourages districts to operate alternative school programs or to ensure access to educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

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 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.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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 community member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

State law encourages districts to implement community service education or service learning programs.

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

State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

State law requires that food and beverages sold outside of school meal program meet federal Smart Snacks nutrition standards.

State law addresses concussions/return to play.

State law permits the use of corporal punishment for disciplinary purposes.

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 inter-agency coordination as part of initial emergency plan development only.

State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that do not include procedures for plan review and update.

State law encourages employers to offer leave for parents to participate in school activities or requires employer leave for public sector employees only.

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 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) and adds student supports and protections.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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