Illinois - PE exemptions for illness: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law allows PE exemptions for medical illness.

Illinois Administrative Code Title 23 Section 1.425 Additional Criteria for Physical Education

d) Pursuant to Section 27-6(a) of the School Code, a student who presents an appropriate excuse from his or her parentor guardian or from a person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 shall be excused from participation in physical education.

  • 3) Special activities in physical education shall be provided for pupils whose physical or emotional condition, as determined by a person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 60], prevents their participation in the courses provided for normal children (Section 27-6 of the School Code).

Illinois Compiled Statutes 105 ILCS 5/27-6 Courses in physical education required; special activities.

Special activities in physical education shall be provided for pupils whose physical or emotional condition, as determined by a person licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987, prevents their participation in the courses provided for normal children

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