New Hampshire - Content Standards: Physical Education

Physical Education
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New Hampshire updated the physical education standards in 2007.


The purpose of the New Hampshire K-12 Physical Education Curriculum Guidelines is to provide a vision for physical education in New Hampshire. The expectations for student learning at the primary (Pre-K–2), intermediate (grades 3-5), middle school (grades 6-8), and high school (grades 9–12) levels set forth in this document are to be used as a tool for districts, schools and teachers to make local decisions about a comprehensive physical education curriculum. As with other content areas, specific grade-level course offerings, and instructional methods, activities, and materials remain at the local level.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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