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Health Education

Comprehensive Sexual Health

Connecting Health Standards and Content Areas to Health Literacy

Health Education for Every Student

High-quality, standards-based, school health education has the power to improve health outcomes for individuals and communities for generations to come (CDC, 2019)

What areas of health education does the framework cover?

The framework covers six content areas of health education: Nutrition and physical activity; growth, development, and sexual health; injury prevention and safety; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; mental, emotional, and social health; and personal and community health.