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NASPE recommends that schools provide 150 minutes of instructional physical education for elementary school children, and 225 minutes for middle and high school students per week for the entire school year. A quality physical education program provides learning opportunities, appropriate instruction,meaningful and challenging content and student and program assessment.
Appropriate Instructional Practice Guidelines
Opportunity to Learn Guidelines
This document addresses program elements that are essential to provide full opportunity for students to learn physical education in elementary school. Learn more>>