New Mexico - Adaptive PE: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.31.2.7 DEFINITIONS:

(8) A "free appropriate public education (FAPE)" means special education and related services which meet all requirements of 34 CFR Sec. 300.17 and which, pursuant to Sec. 300.17(b), meet all applicable department rules and standards, including but not limited to these rules (6.31.2 NMAC), the Standards for Excellence (6.29.1 NMAC) and department rules governing school personnel preparation, licensure and performance (6.60 NMAC through 6.64 NMAC), student rights and responsibilities (6.11.2 NMAC) and student transportation (6.41.3 and 6.41.4 NMAC).


New Mexico Administrative Code 6.31.2.7 DEFINITIONS:

(19) "Special education" means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and instruction in physical education.


New Mexico Administrative Code 6.31.2.8 RIGHT TO A FREE APPROPRIATE PUBLIC EDUCATION (FAPE)

A. All children with disabilities aged 3 through 21 or who will turn 3 at any time during the school year who reside in New Mexico, including children with disabilities who have been suspended or expelled from school, have the right to a free appropriate public education that is made available by one or more public agencies in compliance with all applicable requirements of 34 CFR Secs. 300.101 and 300.120 and these or other department rules and standards. Children with disabilities who are enrolled in private schools have the rights provided by 34 CFR Secs. 300.129-300.148 and Subsection L of 6.31.2.11 NMAC.

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