(1) In general, a basic health and physical education program shall:

(a) meet the following conditions:

(i) maintain class size in accordance with other curriculum areas;

(ii) focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle;

(iii) integrate and include components of the traditional "health" and "physical education" disciplines;

(iv) maintain a program that meets the educational requirements of health and physical education;

(v) provide for the participation of all students in a health and physical education program; and

(vi) maintain adequate first aid materials and communication device capabilities; and

(b) include the following practices:

(i) make appropriate use of technology in the curriculum;

(ii) give students the decision-making tools to promote personal and community responsibility;

(iii) address the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual dimensions of a healthy lifestyle; and

(iv) promote physical activity as a means to a healthy lifestyle.


History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-114, 20-2-121, 20-7-101, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 342, Eff. 7/1/89; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 953, Eff. 6/8/01; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 255, Eff. 7/1/23.