Saturday, August 26, 2006

Is More P.E. NOT A Go-Go For Fitter Kids?

For all of us who thought that more physical education would help make our kids slimmer and fitter, Joanne Jacobs has some bad news.

Here in California's "Imperial" Valley, many elementary school students get little, if any, physical education instruction. (Which is in direct violation of the state's education code.)

I wonder how much of that has to do with the fact that none of the elementary school campuses has a gymnasium even though outside temperatures in the spring and fall often exceed 110 degrees.
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