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Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program Policy Continuum 
This policy resource is divided into 
sections based on the five components 
of a Comprehensive School Physical 
Activity Program (CSPAP). The continuum identifies meaningful steps along a path toward optimal state, school district or school policy.
 
 
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Physical Activity Program Policy Continuum here >>
 
Guide for Physical Education Policy
This chart identifies components of a multi-component physical education policy, recommended policy language, accountability measures and rationale for policy. The Guide for Physical Education Policy can be used to develop and evaluate physical education policy at the state, school district or school level.
 
Guide for Recess Policy New!
This chart identifies components of a recess policy, recommended policy language, accountability measures and rationale for policy. The Guide for Recess Policy can be used to develop and evaluate recess policy at the state, school district or school level. 
 
 
State School Health Policy Matrix
The State School Health Policy Matrix outlines relevant state-level policies for various school health areas, including a direct link to the related policy. It also indicates which political entity or agency adopted the policy or issued guidance.
 
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Partner Advocacy Resources

Access research, data and reports released by SHAPE America partner organizations that can support your HPE advocacy efforts. Click Here >>

Find the Title IV Fact Sheet here >>

 

Find the ESSA Talking Points here >>

 

State-by-State PEP Funding 2001-2016
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