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April 17, 2015

Sen. Dick Durbin Reintroduces Federal Youth-Concussion Legislation

On Thursday, Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced legislation that would establish a national standard for youth-concussion treatment and prevention.

April 16, 2015

Senate Ed. Committee Approves ESEA Amendment Renewing Phys. Ed. Program

During a markup of the proposed ESEA rewrite Wednesday, the Senate education committee unanimously passed an amendment that would reauthorize funding for the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.

April 09, 2015

Phys. Ed. Designated as 'Core Academic Subject' in Proposed ESEA Rewrite

The proposed bipartisan rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act designates physical education as a "core academic subject," lumping it in with English, science, math, and history.

June 12, 2013

ESEA Amendment Would Require Schools to Report Athletes' Gender

The Senate Education Committee passed an amendment that would require high schools to publicly report how many boys and girls they have playing sports.

January 28, 2013

Ed. Dept. Offers Guidance on Students With Disabilities and Athletics

School districts must offer qualified students with disabilities an opportunity to participate in athletics equal to that of students without disabilities.



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