Demonstrator 1. Health Education
All students have equitable access to high quality, rigorous health education curriculum.
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a.) A comprehensive health education curriculum is sequentially planned and aligns with the Kentucky Core Academic Standards for Practical Living.
b.) Health education curriculum regularly provides opportunities for all students to become health literate by practicing the skills embedded in the National Health Education Standards (NHES) which establish, promote and support health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels.
c.) The health education curriculum provides learning strategies and activities that ensure students receive instruction in all health education content areas (e.g. family life and human sexuality, alcohol and other drugs, tobacco, nutrition, mental and emotional health, injury and violence prevention, diseases and disorders, physical activity, personal/consumer health, community/environmental health).
d.) A Coordinated School Health Committee is used as a support and resource for collaboration and integration of health education instruction throughout the school environment.
e.) School ensures the health education curriculum is integrated and includes frequent opportunities for cross-disciplinary connections to meet the health and safety needs for all students.