GUIDELINES For Meeting the Physical Education requirement of 150 Minutes Per Week
House Bill 967
BRIEF EXPLANATION OF HB 967:
The Florida Commissioner of Education will provide Internet access to information concerning professional development in Physical Education and Nutrition.
"Physical Education” means the development or maintenance of skills related to strength, agility, flexibility, movement, stamina, including dance; the development of knowledge of skills requiring teamwork and fair play; the development of knowledge and skills regarding nutrition and physical fitness as part of a healthy lifestyle; and the development of positive attitudes regarding sound nutrition and physical activity as a component of personal well-being.
150 minutes of Physical Education has been mandated for grades K-5 and will be audited by the Florida Department of Education.
Such instruction may be provided by any instructional personnel designated by school principal.
Florida Department of Education will review and revise the Physical Education Sunshine State Standards.