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Physical Education Course Exemptions

Information about exempting high school students from PE courses due to Senate Bills (SB) 78, 601, and 602, which have changed Education Code, Section 51241.

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Student Exemptions from High School Physical Education Courses

Frequently Asked Questions about PE Exemptions

Questions and Answers Regarding High School Physical Education Exemptions

Questions: High School and Physical Fitness Assessment Office | PFT@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-9449 
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 9, 2018
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