Georgia - PE K-12 curriculum—MS: Curricula

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statute; regulation

State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

O.C.G.A. §20-2-142. Prescribed courses

(c) The State Board of Education shall prescribe a course of study in health and physical education for all grades and grade levels in the public schools and shall establish minimum time requirements and standards for its administration. The course shall include instruction concerning the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use upon health. A manual setting out the details of such courses of study shall be prepared or approved by the State School Superintendent in cooperation with the Department of Public Health, the state board, and such expert advisers as they may choose. The Department of Education is directed to assemble or develop instructional resources and materials concerning alcohol and drug abuse, taking into consideration technological enhancements available for utilization of such instructional resources

Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia. 160-4-2-.01 THE QUALITY CORE CURRICULUM AND STUDENT COMPETENCIES.
[Repealed as of May 2018]

i) Physical Education- knowledge, understanding, values and experiences in physical activity as they relate to healthful living and quality use of leisure time. Content should include principles for developing and maintaining skilled performance, endurance, strength and flexibility.
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