Virginia: 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires districts to implement multi-hazard practice drills (e.g., fire, lockdown, active shooter, or evacuation drills) without requiring inter-agency coordination.

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

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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 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 hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law addresses hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law addresses hearing screening.

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State law addresses vision 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 youth mental health.

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

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State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on trauma-informed practices.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law requires daily recess.

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State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.

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State law requires districts to adopt policies that limit use of restraint and seclusion without addressing comprehensive student protections.

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State law requires restricting advertising/marketing of foods and beverages to those that meet Smart Snacks.

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

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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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