Texas - National PE Standards: Standards

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State law addresses National Physical Education Standards as a guide for providing PE or includes a list of all National PE standards without mentioning the standards by name.

Texas Education Code Sec. 28.002. REQUIRED CURRICULUM

(d) ...In identifying the essential knowledge and skills of physical education, the State Board of Education shall ensure that the curriculum:

  • (1) emphasizes the knowledge and skills capable of being used during a lifetime of regular physical activity;
  • (2) is consistent with national physical education standards for:
    • (A) the information that students should learn about physical activity; and
    • (B) the physical activities that students should be able to perform;
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