All 111 D.C. public schools have agreed to participate in the Let's Move! Active Schools program.
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September 06, 2013
August 30, 2013
More states and districts are paying closer attention to students' physical fitness since 2000, the CDC finds.
August 15, 2013
Researchers found that a CDC health program implemented at Indiana schools resulted in increased physical-activity opportunities for students.
August 07, 2013
A California school district has accepted a $1.4 million grant to expand its controversial yoga program.
July 30, 2013
Some are questioning the need for student-athletes to take PE classes, but experts say there's a difference between PE and physical activity.
July 24, 2013
Despite e-games' potential for curbing childhood obesity, a new study finds they may not influence long-term physical activity.
July 03, 2013
A group of educators and school leaders from Pennsylvania and neighboring states visited Washington to raise awareness of the importance of a comprehensive health and physical education curriculum.
June 03, 2013
Under New York City's new teacher-evaluation system, physical-education teachers will be subject to annual performance reviews.
May 23, 2013
The majority of students' recommended 60 minutes of daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity should come during regular school hours, the institute says.
May 22, 2013
Increasing the amount of physical-education time for 5th graders appears to reduce the likelihood of childhood obesity.