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July 31, 2015

Latino Children a Focus of USA Swimming Foundation's 2015 Campaign

The campaign seeks to teach 800,000 children to swim by the end of the year.

January 05, 2011

Eeeewww! Fewer Kids Are Showering After Phys Ed

Students are showering less often after gym class.

September 08, 2010

New Video Series Tackles the 'Science of Football'

A new video series intended for classroom use will explore the "science of football."

May 07, 2010

CDC Analysis Suggests P.E. Can Boost Student Learning

A new federal study finds "substantial evidence" that physical activity can help improve student achievement.

April 23, 2010

House Approves P.E. Bill With New Reporting Mandates

The FIT Kids Act would include a host of new public-reporting requirements for school districts related to physical education.

March 02, 2009

Fair Play and Fighting Spirit

Here's another good story on the gray area surrounding "mercy" rules—policies aimed at curbing vicious blowouts that are fairly common in high school sports. This article, from the AP, is set in Nebraska, where lopsided scores in girls' basketball —92-18, 72-13, 92-11 and the like—app...


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