West Virginia: Health Policies

State law requires districts to establish formal procedures governing referrals to local law enforcement.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law encourages districts to provide safeguards, counseling or other supportive services or interventions, or requires districts to provide students with resources and referrals without mandating the provision of direct services or interventions.

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.

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

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

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires elementary PE curriculum.

State law requires high school PE curriculum.

State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

State law allows PE substitutions.

State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

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

State law requires 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).

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

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

State law addresses body mass index screening or height AND weight measurement.

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

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

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.

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 suicide prevention.

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

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires daily recess.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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