Connecticut - 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).

General Statues of Connecticut Sec. 10-203a. Guidelines re physical health needs of students. Optional adoption of plans by local and regional boards of education.

(b) The guidelines shall include, but need not be limited to: (1) Plans for engaging students in daily physical exercise during regular school hours and strategies for engaging students in daily physical exercise before and after regular school hours in coordination with municipal parks and recreation departments

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