Participation in physical education can contribute to positive attitudes regarding vigorous activity as essential throughout life to maintain health and to enrich the quality of life. Because of its unique and essential contribution to the total education program, the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance strongly recommends quality daily physical education instruction be required for grades K-12.
CPR – AED Instruction required - Texas Education Code (TEC), Title 2, Subtitle F, Chapter 28.0023
Texas Law as it pertains to Physical Education and Health Education in K-12
TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) – Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 19, Part II, Chapter 116, TEKS for Physical Education and Health Education
Minutes of TEKS based physical activity required - Texas Education Code (TEC), Title 2, Subtitle F, Chapter 28, Subchapter A
SHAC – School Health Advisory Council and Health Education Instruction - Texas Education Code (TEC), Title 2, Subtitle F, Chapter 28.004