7:260 - Exemption from Physical Activity

Policy 7:260

Students

Exemption from Physical Activity

In order to be excused from participation in physical education, a student must present an excuse from his or her parent/guardian or from a person licensed under the Medical Practice Act. The excuse may be based on medical or religious prohibitions. State law prohibits a school board from honoring parental excuses based upon a student’s participation in athletic training, activities, or competitions conducted outside the auspices of the School District.

Special activities in physical education will be provided for students whose physical or emotional condition, as determined by a person licensed under the Medical Practice Act, prevents their participation in the physical education courses.

Adopted: September 20, 2010

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