South Carolina - Recess: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law recommends recess.

South Carolina Code of Laws SECTION 59-10-30. Designation of Physical Education Activity directors.

(A) Each elementary school shall designate a physical education teacher to serve as its Physical Education Activity Director. The Physical Education Activity Director shall plan and coordinate opportunities for additional physical activity for students that exceed the designated weekly student physical education instruction times that may include, but not be limited to, before, during, and after school dance instruction, fitness trail programs, intramural programs, bicycling programs, walking programs, recess, and activities designed to promote physical activity opportunities in the classroom.

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