January 01, 1900

SED Memo on physical education requirements

The State Education Department has released a memo that cites the importance of having a wellness plan and physical education due to the increase in obesity in children. The link includes links to Commissioner's Regulations 135.4 on physical education requirements and to the Learning Standards for Health, Physical Education and Family and Consumer Sciences. Information in these sites will enable teachers to work together to provide quality programs in physical education K - 6 and 7 - 12.

The field memo may be accessed at http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/pe/fieldmemPEjan07.pdf.

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