New Mexico - PE exemptions for illness: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law allows PE exemptions for medical illness.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.29.1.9 PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS:

(12) Excuses from physical education. The physical education graduation requirement may be waived by the secretary, based upon a request by the local superintendent or charter school administrator with documentation from a licensed medical doctor, osteopath, certified nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority or chiropractor, that the student has a permanent or chronic condition that does not permit physical activity.

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