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607.2 Student Health Services

Health services are an integral part of comprehensive school improvement, assisting all students to increase learning, achievement, and performance. Health services coordinate and support existing programs to assist each student in achievement of an optimal state of physical, mental and social well being. Student health services ensure continuity and create linkages between school, home, and community service providers. The school district’s comprehensive school improvement plan, needs, and resources determine the linkages.

The superintendent, in conjunction with the (school nurse, health advisory committee, public health nurse, school health team, etc.) will develop administrative regulations implementing this policy. The superintendent will provide a written report on the role of health services in the education program to the board annually.
Legal Reference:

Every Student Succeeds Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1001 et seq.; Iowa Code Chapter 139A; 143; §§ 147.2, 256.11, 279.50, 280.3, 280.7, 280.14, 280.23.  281 Iowa Admin. Code r. 12.3(4), 12.3(11), 12.4(12), 12.8.  655 I.A.C. ch. 6, 7.

Cross Reference:

501.4 Entrance - Admissions
507 Student Health and Well-Being

Approved 6-16-03      Reviewed 11-19-07  11-21-16 3-18-19  11-22-21     Revised