By 2019, all pre-K through 12 schools receiving public funding will comply with federal guidelines for providing opportunities for students to receive an accumulation of 150 minutes of physical activity each week.
By 2019, all schools in Arkansas receiving public funding will have access to a menu that demonstrates how federal guidelines for physical activity can be realistically achieved.
By August 2019, recommend to Healthy Active Arkansas Board of Directors a statewide system for measurement of physical activity in all schools, early child care through college.
By 2018, all schools in Arkansas will promote activities that have continuity into adulthood.
By 2019, 50 percent of early child care and education centers participating in the Quality Improvement Ratings System will achieve, at minimum, Level 2 status.
Create an environment that complies with appropriate physical activity federal standards.
- Comply with federal guidelines for physical activity.
- Research and recommend a state-level system of measurement for physical activity.
- Provide a menu of activity that demonstrates how federal guidelines for physical activity can realistically be achieved.
Create a mindset that promotes lifelong physical activity.
- Promote activities that have continuity into adulthood.
- Create opportunities for inter-generational physical activity
- Link physical education and activity with the community through joint-use agreements.
- Promote activities that encourage students to walk or bike safely to school (e.g. walking school bus, bike education programs)
Integrate physical activity with learning.
- Integrate physical activity strategies into the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks.