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CPR and AED Training is Mandatory in Michigan before Graduating High School

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We’re very excited to announce that the law has been signed to mandate CPR and defibrillator (AED) training before graduating from high school in Michigan. The measure requires schools to provide instruction at least one time between grades seven and twelve. Schools can incorporate the training into their health classes to meet the requirement. Our course meets and exceeds this …

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CPR Graduation Requirements Passing Through Legislature for Michigan and California

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Currently, 36 states require CPR/AED training to receive a high school diploma. In addition to these states, two more are passing through lawmakers courts in both Michigan and California. Our mission at StudentCPR is to ensure that every high school student has the opportunity to learn a training that could save the life of a loved one. As a response …

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Schools in Missouri Prepare for CPR Training Requirement to Graduate

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In the 2017-2018 school year, High school students in Missouri will be required to have CPR training as a graduation requirement. Some schools are already including this, and other, training within their curriculum; Columbia Public Schools being one of these schools. The Law was signed by Governor Nixon in June of 2016 and will require 30 minute training in both …

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CPR Training is Coming to Your State

In CPR Laws by Andrew Fleszar1 Comment

CPR Training is coming to your school and it is something we are passionate about here. Our motto at StudentCPR and ProTrainings is “Because Life Matters.” we truly believe in this ideal, and hope to spread that message with everything we do. That is why we provide this training to students for free. We believe you can’t put a price …

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School CPR Legislation – The Quest for Safe Schools

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Half the states in the U.S. will require or encourage CPR training for students in the 2015-2016 school year. States have entered into this legislative wave from a variety of circumstances: to respond to tragedy, to prevent tragedy, and to teach students social responsibility. Oklahoma’s legislation began with a CPR Training Act named after Dustin Rhodes and Lindsay Steed, two …

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New from Illinois: Lifesaving Law Passes

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The benefits of learning CPR seem like a pretty big no-brainer to me, especially when it comes to learning it before graduating high school. However, it’s an issue that some need to be sold on. The senate in Illinois have voted to pass a bill with a goal: saving lives. It will require high school students to be trained in CPR …

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In Maryland, CPR is Mandatory for High School Graduation

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Earlier this month, the governor of Maryland signed the bill known as Breanna’s Law. It was named for a Baltimore County student whose life was saved by someone that knew CPR. The new law also requires the students to learn how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrilator). The new CPR requirement begins with the freshman class entering high school in …

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Illinois introduces Bill to Require CPR and AED Training for High School Students

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We just got an e-mail from someone informing us that the state of Illinois has introduced a bill that would require CPR and AED training for all high school students.  It would become a requirement for high school graduation, and begin with the 2014-2015 school year. Illinois House Bill 3724 was introduced in the Illinois House yesterday (October 24, 2013) …

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New York Lawmaker wants CPR Training Mandatory for Teachers

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Every so often, we learn about another bill that a state could pass, making CPR mandatory for high school graduation.  New York Assembly Bill A 5510 takes another spin on it, and would make CPR training mandatory for all teachers in the state of New York.  This is a requirement that is already in place in other states, and could …

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State of Rhode Island now Requires CPR Training for High School Graduation

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Legislation was signed by Governor Lincoln Chafee that will make training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as well as the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) a graduation requirement for high school seniors. The bill sponsors said that by making this training required in order to graduate, students will be able to learn how to save lives. Under the legislation …