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Physical Education

Resources for developing quality physical education (PE) programs designed to provide students with knowledge and ability needed to maintain active, healthy lifestyles.

The California Department of Education (CDE) Report to the Governor and the Legislature
This report summarizes physical education program implementation data that has been collected as a result of Federal Program Monitoring.

Eric Paredes Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act
Public and private school responsibilities under California Education Code 33479-33479.9 in regards to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention.

Content Standards
All of the state content standards, including physical education.

Curriculum Frameworks
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission.

Instructional Materials
Information and resources for instructional materials.

Physical Education Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Questions and answers regarding physical education.

Physical Education Block Schedule Waiver Guide
A guide to support local educational agencies during the waiver application process.

Physical Education Compliance Monitoring
Federal and state laws require the CDE to monitor implementation of categorical programs operated by local educational agencies (LEAs). LEAs are responsible for creating and maintaining programs which meet minimum fiscal and programmatic requirements. Program instruments are used for monitoring legal compliance of physical education programs.

Physical Fitness Testing
Information regarding required physical fitness tests for students in grades 5, 7, and 9.

Questions: Standards Implementation Support Office | | 916-323-5847 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 10, 2020