2017 Maryland Code
Education
Division II - Elementary and Secondary Education
Title 7 - Public Schools
Subtitle 4 - Health and Safety of Students
§ 7-439. Awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault program

Universal Citation: MD Educ Code § 7-439 (2017)
  • (a) "Nonpublic school" defined. -- In this section, "nonpublic school" means a noncollegiate educational institution that:
    • (1) Holds a certificate of approval from the State Board under ยง 2-206(e) of this article; and
    • (2) Participates in the Nonpublic Schools Textbook and Technology Grants Program.
  • (b) Development and implementation. --
    • (1) The State Board and each nonpublic school in the State shall develop and implement a program of age-appropriate education on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault.
    • (2) The program required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be:
      • (i) Taught by a teacher who is trained to provide instruction on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault; and
      • (ii) Incorporated into the health curriculum of each county board and each nonpublic school.
  • (c) Regulations. -- The State Board shall adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of this section.
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