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School CPR Legislation – The Quest for Safe Schools

by Genevieve -

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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In Maryland, CPR is Mandatory for High School Graduation

by Paul -

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 …