State law requires elementary HE curriculum.
MEMORANDUM: Health and Physical Education Guidance
Memo addresses establishment of a health education curriculum for elementary school students.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1170 Physiology and hygiene; instruction; development of comprehensive health education programs; conflict with religious beliefs.
(1) Instruction shall be given in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to substance abuse, including the abusive use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs, and their effect upon the human system. (2) Comprehensive health education programs shall be developed as prescribed by Act No. 226 of the Public Acts of 1969, being sections 388.381 to 388.385 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1502 Health and physical education; establishment; course in physical education required; extracurricular athletics as meeting requirement.
(1) Health and physical education for pupils of both sexes shall be established and provided in all public schools of this state. Subject to subsection (2), each pupil attending public school in this state who is physically fit and capable of doing so shall take the course in physical education.
Michigan Merit Curriculum Credit Guidelines: Health Education
Document addresses establishment of a health education curriculum for elementary school students.