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What is the Healthy Kids Act requirement for K-5 graders?

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Physically able students in grades K-5 must have a minimum of 30 minutes each school day of  physical activity. This can be easily met in these grades between physical education class and recesses. There is no requirement that schools mandate a specific activity during recess, but schools are urged to have recess supervisors encourage students to participate in games and appropriate activities.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 01, 2015 at 7:08pm.