The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 16: Education


Sub-Chapter 01: Public Schools Generally

16 V.S.A. § 906. Course of study

§ 906. Course of study

(a) In public schools, approved and recognized independent schools and in home study programs, learning experiences shall be provided for pupils in the minimum course of study.

(b) For purposes of this title, the minimum course of study means learning experiences adapted to a pupil's age and ability in the fields of:

(1) Basic communication skills, including reading, writing, and the use of numbers;

(2) Citizenship, history, and government in Vermont and the United States;

(3) Physical education and comprehensive health education including the effects of tobacco, alcoholic drinks, and drugs on the human system and on society;

(4) English, American and other literature;

(5) The natural sciences; and

(6) The fine arts. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 65; amended 1981, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 1987, No. 132 (Adj. Sess.); 1987, No. 270 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; 1989, No. 44, § 4, eff. June 1, 1990.)