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SF 3742

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:57pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; allowing participation in high school show choir, marching
band, or competition bands to satisfy a physical education standard; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 120B.026.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 120B.026, is amended to read:


120B.026 PHYSICAL EDUCATIONdeleted text begin; EXCLUSION FROM CLASS; RECESSdeleted text end.

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Exclusion from class. new text end

A student may be excused from a physical
education class if the student submits written information signed by a physician stating that
physical activity will jeopardize the student's health. A student may be excused from a
physical education class if being excused meets the child's unique and individualized needs
according to the child's individualized education program, federal 504 plan, or individualized
health plan. A student may be excused if a parent or guardian requests an exemption on
religious grounds. A student with a disability must be provided with modifications or
adaptations that allow physical education class to meet their needs.

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Recess. new text end

Schools are strongly encouraged not to exclude students in kindergarten
through grade 5 from recess due to punishment or disciplinary action.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Show choir, marching band, and competition band. new text end

new text begin A high school student
who participates in show choir, marching band, or competition band during the school year
satisfies the physical education standard and is not required to complete additional physical
education academic standards and benchmarks for that school year.
new text end