341.5 Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION

 

BARABOO SCHOOL BOARD POLICY

 

341.5

The School District of Baraboo shall not discriminate against students in admission to

physical education classes on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin,

ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical,

mental, emotional or learning disability.  Students may be placed in a particular physical

education class or activity based on objective standards of individual performance or

need.

 

Boys and girls may be separated within classes during participation in contact sports.

Students may be grouped according to skill, strength or other factors pertinent to a given

activity.  However, grouping students for all physical education on the basis of one test,

such as a general fitness test, is inappropriate and prohibited in the District.

 

Students with disabilities must be allowed to participate in regular physical education to

the extent of their ability.  The Individualized Education Program of some students with

disabilities may require a specially designed course of instruction as provided under the

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

 

The District will provide separate locker rooms, showers, and toilets for males and

females.  The separate facilities, however, will be comparable in terms of space, number

of lockers, showers and other locker room facilities.  If any student believes that the

District has failed to adhere to this policy, he/she may bring forward a complaint in

accordance with established procedures.

 

LEGAL REF.:  Section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes.

                        PI 9.03(1), Wisconsin Administrative Code

                        Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

                        Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973

                        Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972

                        Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964

                        Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

 

CROSS REF.:411-Rule, Student Discrimination Complaint Procedures

                   

ADOPTED:   November 23, 1987

 

REVISED:     May 8, 2006

Last Updated: 10/1/09