Topics Mandated for Instruction by the Florida Department of Education
The State Board of Education has approved three new rules related to health education topics that will mandate instruction across all grade levels, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. These new rules and instructional topics include mental and emotional health; substance use and abuse prevention; and child trafficking prevention. Links to each of these new rules, as well as the SDMC plan for addressing them may be found below.
Rule 6A-1.094121, F.A.C. – Mental and Emotional Health Education
Mental and Emotional Health Education 21-22 Implementation Plan
Rule 6A-1.094122, F.A.C. – Substance Use and Abuse Prevention Education
Substance Use & Abuse Prevention 21-22 Implementation Plan
Additional Resources for Parents, Students, and TeachersChild Traffickinghttp://www.fldoe.org/schools/healthy-schools/human-trafficking.stml
https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/materials/toolkits Documents for class discussion.
https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/share-resources Order resources for the schools here.
National Human Trafficking Hotline (Polaris Project)
https://humantraffickinghotline.org/resources Downloadable material for classroom discussion
https://humantraffickinghotline.org/resources/human-trafficking-depth-review-educators In-depth review from Polaris with discussion and activities.
Videos for Students