Topic is not addressed in state statutes or regulations.
8 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations 135.4 Physical education.
(ii) ...All secondary pupils shall have the opportunity for regular physical education, but not less than three times per week in one semester and two times per week in the other semester, taught by a certified physical education teacher, and all such pupils shall participate in the physical education program either:
- (d) for pupils in grades 10 through 12 only, a comparable time each semester in out-of-school activities approved by the physical education staff and the school administration;
Physical Education Frequently Asked Questions
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