COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH

                  State Board Regulation: Health Education Requirements

The Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) Act of 1988 (59-32-5) requires that public school health instruction be planned, age-appropriate, and sequential.

Comprehensive health must cover all of the following topics including time requirements:

  •  community health;
  • consumer health;
  • environmental health;
  • growth and development;
  • nutritional health;
  • personal health;
  • substance use and abuse, including opioid abuse prevention;
  • dental health;
  • mental and emotional health;
  • prevention and control of diseases and disorders safety and accident prevention;
  • 750 minutes of reproductive health and pregnancy prevention;
  • sexually transmitted diseases;
  • hands-only cardiopulmonary
    resuscitation (CPR);
  • awareness in use of automated external defibrillator (AED); and
  • Erin’s Law.

                  Comprehensive Health Materials

K-2

  • SC Health and Safety Education Standards
  • State Provided Erin’s Law Materials
  • McGraw-Hill:  Health and Wellness Textbooks
  • Fitness Gram

3-5

  •  SC Health and Safety Education Standards
  • State Provided Erin’s Law Materials
  • McGraw-Hill: Health and Wellness Textbooks 
  • Fitness Gram
  • ChooseMyPlate.gov

6-8

  • SC Health and Safety Education Standards
  •  State Provided Erin’s Law Materials
  • Holt: Decisions for Health Textbooks
  • Fitness Gram

9-12

  • SC Health and Safety Education Standards
  • State provided Erin’s Law Materials
  • Glencoe: Health
  • Glencoe: Health-Human Sexuality
  • Fitness Gram