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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 16 : Education

Chapter 023 : Courses of Study

Subchapter 001 : Public Schools Generally

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 906)
  • § 906. Course of study

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

    (b) For purposes of this title, the minimum course of study means learning experiences adapted to a student’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.)