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Senate Bill 0333


Senate Bill 0333

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Physical education; vision screening. Requires each public school and charter school to conduct at least 30 minutes of physical education each day for students, which may be done as part of a class activity. Lengthens the minimum school day by 30 minutes. Requires each school corporation and charter school to: (1) report certain student health data for students in grades 1, 6, and 12 to the state department of health beginning in the 2013-2014 school year; and (2) inform the students' parents of the collection of the data and the right to obtain the data. Requires the state department of health to: (1) develop materials for the school corporation to distribute concerning body mass index; and (2) publish an annual report summarizing the data collected by the school corporations. Requires the state department of health and the state board of education to adopt joint rules to implement these provisions. Requires school corporations to conduct vision screenings of certain students instead of a battery of vision tests.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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