California To Verify Students Are Receiving Required Amount Of Physical Education


The Los Angeles Times (7/28, Hayden) reports that Los Angeles Unified School District is asking teachers to show that they are providing Kindergarten through sixth grade students with the state-required 200 minutes of physical education for every 10 days of class. The teaches are being required to show the minutes in their lesson plans in response to a lawsuit filed earlier this year that alleges school districts throughout the state have been ignoring the law. The records will be compared to information that school administrators have already submitted to the California Department of Education verifying the number of PE hours students receive.