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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsDecember 2015

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14 DE Admin. Code 503
Education Impact Analysis Pursuant To 14 Del.C. Section 122(d)
A. Type of Regulatory Action Required
B. Synopsis of Subject Matter of the Regulation
The Secretary of Education seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 503 Instructional Program Requirements. This regulation is being amended to: (1) remove specific references to previous school years as to when implementation of physical fitness assessments would occur, (2) include instructional requirements for World Languages, and (3) clarify instructional requirements for Career and Technical Education.
1.1 Local school districts and each charter schools shall provide instructional programs in English Llanguage Aarts for each grade K to 12.
2.1 Local school districts and each charter schools shall provide instructional programs in mathematics for each grade K to12.
3.1 Local school districts and each charter schools shall provide instructional programs in science for each grade K to 12.
4.1 Local school districts and each charter schools shall provide instructional programs in social studies for each grade K to 12.
5.1 Local school districts and each 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.
5.4 The physical education requirements may be waived only for students who have an excuse from a qualified physician licensed medical provider 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. Beginning in the 2006-2007 school year and annually thereafter, all students in grade 4 will be assessed. Beginning in the 2007-2008 school year and annually thereafter all students in grade 7 and in grade 9 or 10 will be assessed. The physical fitness assessment tool used by the districts and charter schools shall be one designated by the Delaware Department of Education.
6.1 Local school districts and each 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.
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 two or more vocational technical education areas in grades 7 and 8 that demonstrate alignment to career and technical education programs of study within the high school feeder pattern(s).
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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