Laws & Policies

Many laws, statutes, rules and policies govern and guide Maine’s education system. A quality physical education curriculum will align to and incorporate related laws and policies. The following laws and policies are relevant to physical education.

Maine Physical Education Regulations for the Implementation of Maine Learning Results

Adapted Physical Education Laws

  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires schools to provide physical education to a child who has a disability and an Individualized Education Program, as part of the child's special education program.

State Physical Education-Related Laws

Federal Physical Education-Related Laws