District of Columbia - PE teaches skills for a healthy life: Standards

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State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

2017 Physical Education Standards

These standards reflect SHAPE America’s National Physical Education Standards, which are considered a best-practice for standards and outcomes in this subject area. They have also been carefully reviewed and modified to fit DC’s context. Reflecting a strong consensus among educators, these standards establish high expectations for all of our students. They detail the knowledge and skills students need to be lifelong physically literate individuals.

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