ERIC Number: ED366550
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Health Education: Creating the Colorado Model, 1991-1992.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This report describes the beginning of a community-based effort across Colorado to promote healthy lifestyles and modify risk behavior of children, in conjunction with the Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act of 1990. The report summarizes what was accomplished during the first year of funding and offers a picture of how communities across the state collaborated on the initiative. Twenty-three projects are described, representing 20 school districts which were awarded state grants. The selected projects included a strong community collaboration commitment and parent participation in designing or enhancing a comprehensive health education program. Following the project descriptions is a list of recommendations for project improvements at the local and state levels. The text of the Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act is provided, followed by guidelines and rules for implementing the legislation. (JDD)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Programs, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion, Models, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Districts, State Aid, State Legislation, State Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers: Colorado; Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act 1990; Comprehensive School Health Education