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EMC-2     Increase the proportion of parents who use positive parenting and communicate with their doctors or other health care professionals about positive parenting
Baseline: 69.8 percent of children aged 6 to 17 years had parents who reported that their child can share ideas or talk about things that matter “very well” in 2007
Target: 76.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 47.8 percent of children aged 0 to 5 years had parents who reported that someone in their family read to the child every day in the past week in 2007
Target: 52.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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Baseline: 48.0 percent of children aged 0 to 5 years who visited or used a health service in the past 12 months had parents who reported that their child’s doctor asked about their concerns about their child’s learning, development, or behavior in 2007
Target: 52.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), HRSA/MCHB and CDC/NCHS
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EMC-4     Increase the proportion of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that require school health education
EMC-4.1 Increase the proportion of schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education
EMC-4.1.1 Increase the proportion of elementary schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education View Details
Baseline: 35.2 percent of elementary schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education in 2006
Target: 38.7 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.1.2 Increase the proportion of middle schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education View Details
Baseline: 56.9 percent of middle schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education in 2006
Target: 62.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.1.3 Increase the proportion of high schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education View Details
Baseline: 76.8 percent of high schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health education to have undergraduate or graduate training in health education in 2006
Target: 84.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.2 Increase the proportion of schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education
EMC-4.2.1 Increase the proportion of elementary schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education View Details
Baseline: 32.5 percent of elementary schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education in 2006
Target: 35.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.2.2 Increase the proportion of middle schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education View Details
Baseline: 50.7 percent of middle schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education in 2006
Target: 55.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.2.3 Increase the proportion of high schools that require newly hired staff who teach required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education View Details
Baseline: 72.8 percent of high schools, including public and private schools, required newly hired staff who taught required health instruction to be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the State in health education in 2006
Target: 80.1 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.3 Increase the proportion of schools that require cumulative instruction in health education that meet the US National Health Education Standards for elementary, middle, and senior high schools
EMC-4.3.1 Increase the proportion of elementary schools that require cumulative instruction in health education that meet the US National Health Education Standards for elementary, middle, and senior high schools View Details
Baseline: 7.5 percent of elementary schools, including public and private schools, required cumulative instruction in health education that met the US National Health Education Standards in 2006
Target: 11.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 4 percentage point improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.3.2 Increase the proportion of middle schools that require cumulative instruction in health education that meet the US National Health Education Standards for elementary, middle, and senior high schools View Details
Baseline: 10.3 percent of middle schools, including public and private schools, required cumulative instruction in health education that met the US National Health Education Standards in 2006
Target: 14.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 4 percentage point improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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EMC-4.3.3 Increase the proportion of high schools that require cumulative instruction in health education that meet the US National Health Education Standards for elementary, middle, and senior high schools View Details
Baseline: 6.5 percent of high schools, including public and private schools, required cumulative instruction in health education that met the US National Health Education Standards in 2006
Target: 10.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 4 percentage point improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 52.5 percent of required health education classes or courses were taught by a teacher who has had professional development related to teaching personal and social skills for behavior change within the past 2 years in 2006
Target: 57.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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