ERIC Number: ED407370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act. The Law & Guidelines.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
The Colorado legislature, through passage of the "Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act," declared that comprehensive health education is an essential element in public education in the state. The first half of this volume reprints Title 22, Article 25, "Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act" from the Colorado Revised Statutes. The second portion of the volume presents the guidelines developed by the Comprehensive Health Education Advisory Committee and adopted by the Colorado State Board of Education. The guidelines are intended to aid school districts and boards of cooperative services in developing programs to meet the intent of the bill and adhere to stated purposes and objectives. The guidelines cover the following topics: definitions of terms used in the statutes, the comprehensive health education curriculum, teacher training, parent and community involvement, the Comprehensive Health Education Advisory Council, allocation of funds, and reports and evaluation. (ND)
Descriptors: Comprehensive School Health Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Guidelines, Health Programs, Integrated Services, Laws, Parent Participation, Program Development, School Community Relationship, School Health Services, State Legislation, State School District Relationship, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado