South Carolina: Health Policies

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

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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.

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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.

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State law allows PE exemptions for disability.

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State law allows PE exemptions for medical illness.

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State law requires elementary PE curriculum.

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State law requires high school PE curriculum.

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State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

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State law addresses providing professional development to all PE teachers.

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State law allows PE substitutions.

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State law recommends newly hired staff who teach PE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in PE.

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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).

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

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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 addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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State law addresses dental screening.

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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 addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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State law addresses dental screening.

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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 addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

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State law addresses dental screening.

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

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

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

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

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State law recommends recess.

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State law authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel and establishes clear guidelines and safeguards regarding the appropriate role of officers on school campuses.

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State laws recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and degree requirements for counselors.

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