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Middle School Physical Education

Alabama Adopts New Physical Fitness Assessment For Students In Grades 2-12

Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

In an effort to curb childhood obesity and promote health-related fitness, Alabama public schools have adopted the Alabama Physical Fitness Assessment...

Majority Of States Have Loopholes That Let Kids Get Out Of Gym Class

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

A report by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the American Heart Association has found that while nearly 75 percent of sta...

Study: Physical Education Programs Lacking In Most States

Posted 06.18.2014 | Education

Only six states nationwide require the recommended 150 minutes of elementary school-based physical education, according to a study by University of Ge...

State Lawmaker Proposes Axing Gym Class Requirement

Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

Florida lawmakers are considering a bill to eliminate a requirement that the state's 6th through 8th graders must take one semester of physical educat...