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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsAdministrative CodeTitle 14500

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1.0 English Language Arts

1.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in English language arts for each grade K to 12.

1.2 All public school students in each grade K to 8 shall be enrolled in an English language arts program.

1.3 All public school students in grades 9 to 12 shall complete the credits in English language arts necessary to graduate from high school.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

2.0 Mathematics

2.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in mathematics for each grade K to12.

2.2 All public school students in each grade K to 8 shall be enrolled in a mathematics program.

2.3 All public school students in grades 9 to 12 shall complete the credits in mathematics necessary to graduate from high school.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

3.0 Science

3.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in science for each grade K to 12.

3.2 All public school students in each grade K to 8 shall be enrolled in a science program.

3.3 All public school students in grades 9 to 12 shall complete the credits in science necessary to graduate from high school.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

4.0 Social Studies

4.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in social studies for each grade K to 12.

4.2 All public school students in each grade K to 8 shall be enrolled in a social studies program.

4.3 All public school students in grades 9 to 12 shall complete the credits in social studies necessary to graduate from high school.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

5.0 Physical Education

5.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in physical education for each grade K to 12 with the exception of the James H. Groves High School program.

5.2 All public school students in each grade 1 to 8 shall be enrolled in a physical education program.

5.3 All public school students in grades 9 to 12 shall complete the credit in physical education necessary to graduate from high school.

5.3.1 In addition to the one credit required for high school graduation, only one additional elective credit in physical education may be used to fulfill the graduation requirements.

5.4 The physical education requirements may be waived only for students who have an excuse from a qualified licensed healthcare provider, which is defined as anyone lawfully authorized to diagnose and prescribe medical treatment or restriction, or objections based on religious beliefs. The local school district or charter school shall have the authority to grant such waivers. The local school district or charter school shall maintain records of the waivers granted and upon request, make them available for review consistent with Federal and state confidentiality laws.

5.5 Local school districts and charter schools shall annually assess the physical fitness of each student in grades 4 and 7, and in grade 9 or 10. The physical fitness assessment tool used by the districts and charter schools shall be one designated by the Delaware Department of Education.

5.5.1 The local school districts and charter schools shall provide the results of the physical fitness assessment to the parent(s) guardian(s) or Relative Caregiver of each student. The districts and charter schools shall also report this information to the Delaware Department of Education in a format determined by the Department.

5.5.1.1 The Delaware Department of Education shall annually report the statewide grade level results of the physical fitness assessment to the public.

10 DE Reg. 985 (12/01/06)

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

6.0 Visual and Performing Arts

6.1 Local school districts and charter schools shall provide instructional programs in the visual and performing arts for each grade K to 12 with the exception of the James H. Groves High School program.

6.2 All public school students in each grade 1 to 6 shall be enrolled in a visual and performing arts program.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

7.0 Career and Technical Education

7.1 Local school districts and charter schools, when consistent with the charter school's approved program, shall provide instructional program(s) in grades 7 and 8 that demonstrate alignment to career and technical education programs of study within the high school feeder pattern(s).

7.1.1 No later than the 2017-2018 school year, career and technical instructional program(s) in grades 7 and 8 shall be aligned to career and technical education programs of study at the high school level.

7.2 All public school students in grades 9 through 12 in local school districts, and charter schools when consistent with the charter school's approved program, shall be provided with the opportunity to enroll in and complete a career and technical education program of study.

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

8.0 World Language

8.1 Local school districts and charter schools with any of grades 9 through 12 shall provide instructional programs in world languages for grades 9 through 12.

8.2 All public school students in grades 9 through 12 shall complete the credits in world languages required to graduate from high school.

5 DE Reg. 865 (10/1/01)

8 DE Reg. 1709 (6/1/05)

10 DE Reg. 985 (12/01/06)

19 DE Reg. 739 (02/01/16)

 

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