1E. HEALTHY WEST VIRGINIA PROGRAM.
§5-1E-1. Findings and purposes.
The Legislature finds and declares that the rise in obesity and
related weight problems accompanied by the resulting incidence of
chronic disease has created a health care crisis that burdens the
health care infrastructure of the state.
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In the 2002-2003
school year, the Office of Healthy Schools at
the West Virginia Department of Education planned and implemented
its first ever statewide assessment of health education. A team of
health educators from across WV planned and implemented this
assessment. Assessment items were taken from the State Collaborative
on Assessment and Student Standards Health Education Assessment
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