State law recommends physical activity incorporated throughout the school day (e.g., classroom breaks, time for physical activity).
Mississippi Administrative Code 7-3-38.12 Physical Education/Comprehensive Health Education Rules and Regulations
- IMPLEMENTATION I. Grades K-8
a. Successful implementation of Physical Education and Comprehensive Health Education must include the following:
- i. 150 minutes per week of instruction through a combination of physical education, physical activity, and activity based instruction
- ii. 45 minutes per week of health educationiii. Fitness testing in grade 5 (See Appendix)