State law requires middle school PE curriculum.
92 Nebraska Administrative Code 10-004.03 Middle Grades Curriculum.
004.03A9 Physical Education. Physical Education. The curriculum includes active involvement in health-related physical fitness activities designed to develop cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. It encourages students to develop habits of physical exercise through individual and team activities and by emphasizing involvement rather than competition. Practice for and participation in interscholastic activities cannot substitute for any part of physical education.
Nebraska Physical Education Standard
The Nebraska State Board of Education developed physical education Standard for grades K through 12.