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Columbus City Schools Health Education
Health Education
The 3 tabs to your left, Elementary Health Education, Middle School Health Education, and High School Health Education will lead you to specific Columbus  City School Curriculum. There you will find requirements and resources that will assist all K-12 Health Educators with implementing Health Education.
National and District K-12 Health Education Standards

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) are written expectations for what students should know and be able to do by grades 2, 5, 8, and 12 to promote personal, family, and community health.

Standard 1

Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2

Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Standard 3

Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.

Standard 4

Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 5

Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 6

Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.

Standard 7

Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8

Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards. (2007). National Health Education Standards, Second Edition: Achieving Excellence. Washington, D.C.: The American Cancer Society.

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