Washington: Health Policies

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State law authorizes districts to refer students to local law enforcement or does not address law enforcement reporting other than for federally-mandated reporting for selected offense types.

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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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

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State law requires districts to implement multi-hazard practice drills (e.g., fire, lockdown, active shooter, or evacuation drills) andencourages or requires inter-agency coordination.

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State law encourages districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions or tiered frameworks.

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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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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State law allows PE exemptions for academics.

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State law allows PE exemptions for disability.

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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 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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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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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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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 requires 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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State law requires districts to adopt plans or policies to support students’ return to school following suspension or expulsion.

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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 limiting use of restraint and seclusion that include comprehensive student protections, including the provision of mandatory training for school personnel.

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

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