Arkansas - PE exemptions for illness: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law allows PE exemptions for medical illness.

Arkansas 005 01 CARR 008 Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards

7.05 A student may be exempted from physical education and physical activity requirements by seeking a waiver from the local school board of directors. The local school board of directors may grant such a waiver based upon the following criteria:

  • 7.05.1 The student must present a statement by the student's attending physician indicating that participation in physical education and physical activity will jeopardize the student's health or well-being; or
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