(105 ILCS 5/27-7)
(from Ch. 122, par. 27-7)
Physical education course of study.
A physical education course of study shall include a developmentally planned and sequential curriculum that fosters the development of movement skills, enhances health-related fitness, increases students' knowledge, offers direct opportunities to learn how to work cooperatively in a group setting, and encourages healthy habits and attitudes for a healthy lifestyle. A physical education course of study shall provide students with an opportunity for an appropriate amount of physical activity. A physical education course of study must be part of the regular school curriculum and not extra-curricular in nature or organization.
The State Board of Education
shall prepare and make
available guidelines for the various grades and types of schools in
order to make effective the purposes set forth in this Section and the
requirements provided in Section 27-6, and shall see that the general
provisions and intent of Sections 27-5 to 27-9, inclusive, are
(Source: P.A. 100-465, eff. 8-31-17.)