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The Division of Curriculum provides direction and leadership to Health Education programs that serve students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Curriculum staff members assist districts statewide with implementation of the TEKS. They assist the instructional materials division with the materials adoption process for Kindergarten through Grade 12 Health Education.
Health Education FAQs 2015 (PDF, 254KB)
Health education standards may be found at Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Health Education 19 TAC Chapter 115.
Behavior Health, Mental Health, and Suicide Prevention Training for Educators
Health and Safety Code §161.325 (outside source) states that the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in coordination with TEA and regional education service centers (ESCs), shall provide and annually update a list of recommended best practice-based programs for implementation in public elementary, junior high, middle, and high schools within the general education setting. DSHS, TEA, and each ESC is required to make the list easily accessible on their websites. For more information about the list of recommended programs and other resources, please visit the Mental Health and Behavioral Health web page.
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