South Carolina - PE exemptions for disability: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law allows PE exemptions for disability.

South Carolina Code of Laws SECTION 59-29-80. Courses in physical education; ROTC programs.

(B) A student may be exempted from physical education requirements by seeking a waiver from the local school board of trustees. The local board may grant such a request based on the following criteria:

  • (1) The student must present a statement by his attending physician indicating that participation in physical education will jeopardize the student's health and well-being;...
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