2018 Maryland Code
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
(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 § 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.