Rhode Island - Time for PE in HS: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law recommends that time for PE in high school that meets National Standards (225 min/week).

State of Rhode Island General Laws § 16-22-4. Instruction in health and physical education.

(a) All children in grades one through twelve (12) attending public schools, or any other schools managed and controlled by the state, shall receive in those schools instruction in health and physical education under rules and regulations the department of elementary and secondary education may prescribe or approve during periods that shall average at least twenty (20) minutes in each school day.

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