Alaska - Physical Activity throughout the day: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law recommends physical activity incorporated throughout the school day (e.g. classroom breaks, time for physical activity).

AS 14.30.360

(c) ...a school district shall establish guidelines for schools in the district to provide opportunities during each full school day for students in grades kindergarten through eight for a minimum of 90 percent of the daily amount of physical activity recommended for children and adolescents in the physical activity guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services. The time provided for physical activity under this subsection may include physical education classes and opportunities for unstructured physical activity, such as recess.

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