District of Columbia - HE K-12 curriculum—MS: Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law requires middle school HE curriculum.

Code of the District of Columbia § 38–824.02. Physical and health education requirements.

(b) Public schools and public charter schools shall provide health education to students in Grades Kindergarten through 8 as follows:

  • (1) School years 2010-2011 to 2013-2014: an average of at least 15 minutes per week or the same level of health education as provided in school year 2009-2010, whichever is greater; and(2) School year 2014-2015 and after: an average of at least 75 minutes per week;

Code of the District of Columbia § 38–824.02. Physical and health education requirements.

(d) The physical education and health education required by this section shall meet the curricular standards adopted by the State Board of Education.


District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 2304 COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION

2034.1 D.C. Public Schools shall provide health instruction within a planned, sequential, pre K-12 comprehensive school health education curriculum that includes the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health and well-being.
Source: Office of Documents and Administrative Issuances

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