Blanco ISD has a School Health Advisory Council to assist the District in ensuring that local community values are reflected in the District’s health education instruction.
The council’s duties include recommending:
The number of hours of instruction to be provided in health education;
Curriculum appropriate for specific grade levels designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes through coordination of health education, physical education and physical activity, nutrition services, parental involvement, and instruction to prevent the use of tobacco;
Appropriate grade levels and methods of instruction for human sexuality instruction; and
Strategies for integrating the curriculum components specified by item 2, above, with the following elements in a coordinated school health program:
School health services;
Counseling and guidance services;
A safe and healthy school environment; and
School employee wellness.
See Board Policy: http://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Code/189?filter=BDF
September 16, 2022 – SHAC Meeting