2d sess. [December 13, 2010] 124,3183) or the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Public Law 89-10, 89th Cong., 1 st sess. [April 11,1965] 27, 20) by including a requirement for local education agencies to develop and implement a K-12 quality physical education curriculum with proficiency assessments.
For state legislatures and departments of education, potential actions include
• enacting policies with appropriate funding to ensure the provision of daily quality physical education at school for all students in grades K-12; and
• developing, requiring, and financially supporting the implementation of K-12 curriculum standards for quality physical education that (1) are aligned with guidance from practice and/or professional associations and appropriate instructional practice guidelines, and (2) ensure that at least 50 percent of class time is spent in vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity.
For local education agencies, potential actions include
• adopting requirements that include opportunities for daily physical activity outside of physical education, such as active transport to school programs, intramural sports and activity programs, active recess, classroom breaks, after-school physical activity programming, and integration of physical activity into curricula lesson plans.
For local school districts, potential actions include
• improving and maintaining an environment that is conducive to safe physical education and physical activity.