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March 7, 2006

Senate Bill 2492: Mandating Additional Physical Education

Sponsors:
Senators Roberts, Issa, Sosnowski

Summary:
This bill would increase the number of minutes per week that physical instruction must be taught in the public schools. No private school, private instruction, or homeschool would be approved by a school district as substantially equivalent to public school instruction unless the private educational program has similar instruction in health and physical education as the public school.

Status:

02/09/2006(Senate): Introduced, referred to the Senate Education Committee
03/15/2006 (Senate): Scheduled for Hearing and/or Consideration before the Senate Education Committee at 4:30 PM in the Senate Lounge

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
We will send an e-lert with phone numbers to call before the Committee Hearing.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History