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Physical Education

A balanced Physical Education program provides each student with an opportunity to develop his/her physical fitness and motor skills. 



Oregon Physical Education Standards and Standards-based Resources 

Physical Education Requirements
Physical Education Requirements - Senate Bill 4 (ORS 329.496)
Physical Education is a required academic content area to be taught in grades k-12. (OAR 581-021-0200)
Senate Bill 4 amended ORS 329.496 and requires K- students receive 150 minutes per week for the entire school year and students in grades 6-8 receive 225 minutes per week for the entire school year.

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PEEK-8 2017-2019 Grant Applications


Legislative Requirements and Supporting Documentation

During the 2009 Session, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 348 in an attempt to respond to the serious issue of sports-related concussion injuries as a result of inappropriate treatment and diagnosis. This legislation requires individuals engaged in athletic coaching in Oregon be annually trained in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a concussion and how to seek proper medical treatment for a person suspected of having a concussion.
Anabolic Steroids and Performance-enhancing Substances
Since 2007 with the leadership of the Legislature through ORS 342.726, ODE responded to the very serious issue of use and abuse of anabolic steroids and performance enhancing substances (ASPES) among school-age children.
Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in Schools  
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that analyzes cardiac rhythm and prompts a user to deliver a shock when necessary. Its purpose is to jolt abnormal heart rhythm, such as ventricular fibrillation, back to normal sinus rhythm.

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