District of Columbia - Time for PE in ES: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires that time for PE in elementary school meets National Standards (150 min/week).

Code of the District of Columbia § 38–824.02. Physical and health education requirements.

(1) For students in Kindergarten through Grade 5:

  • (A) School years 2010-2011 to 2013-2014: an average of at least 30 minutes per week or the same level of physical education as provided in school year 2009-2010, whichever is greater; and
  • (B) School year 2014-2015 and after: an average of at least 150 minutes per week;
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