MCL - Section 388.382

CRITICAL HEALTH PROBLEMS EDUCATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 226 of 1969


388.382 Critical health problems education act; definitions.

Sec. 2.

     As used in this act:
    (a) "Critical health problems education program" means a systematic and integrated program designed to provide appropriate learning experiences based on scientific knowledge of the human organism as it functions within its environment and designed to favorably influence the health, understanding, attitudes and practices of the individual child which will enable him to adapt to changing health problems of our society. The program shall be designed to educate youth with regard to critical health problems and shall include, but not be limited to, the following topics as the basis for comprehensive education curricula in all elementary and secondary schools: drugs, narcotics, alcohol, tobacco, mental health, dental health, vision care, nutrition, disease prevention and control, accident prevention and related health and safety topics.
    (b) "Superintendent" means the superintendent of public instruction of the state department of education.


History: 1969, Act 226, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970