10.63.113 PHYSICAL AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
(1) The preschool program shall ensure an appropriate and well-maintained safe and healthful physical environment that:
(a) is designed to protect student health and safety;
(b) allows for supervision of students primarily by sight;
(c) provides sanitization according to state and federal health standards;
(d) follows state and federal guidelines for meals and snacks; and
(e) provides safe, supervised, and adequate outside play space with age-appropriate equipment and safe, adequate indoor space for each child.
(2) The preschool program shall ensure a safe and healthful learning environment by:
(a) providing a written predictable but flexible schedule that provides intentionally planned routines and transitions; and
(b) providing daily indoor and outdoor activities, including:
(i) planned learning center time where students have individual choice of activities;
(ii) daily opportunities to learn and play individually, in small groups, and as a whole group; and
(iii) use of developmentally appropriate materials and equipment.
History: 20-7-101, MCA; IMP, 20-7-117, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 2943, Eff. 7/1/15.