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The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Gym Class in Public Schools ...

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Mar 3, 2015 ... Supporters of mandatory gym programs contend that physical education ... Middle school and high school students should get 45 minutes of ...

Should Gym Be Required? - NYTimes.com

www.nytimes.com/1989/08/13/nyregion/l-should-gym-be-required-271189.html

Aug 13, 1989 ... For school-age children, physical education is a necessity, not a frill. It should ... Yes, gym class should be mandatory; however, there should be ...

Schools should make gym class a priority | PennLive.com

www.pennlive.com/editorials/index.ssf/2011/05/schools_should_make_gym_class.html

May 21, 2011 ... Despite America's resistance to daily physical education in schools, the question should still be raised: Should gym class be required for all students in ... makes daily physical education classes a requirement in high school.

Should schools make gym class a core subject? - Futurity

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Jun 25, 2013 ... “We need to make physical education a core subject, just like math and ... for their mental health, that they should get it at school so that all kids have a ... the public buys into the committee's data-supported recommendation.

Report: More PE, activity programs needed in schools - USA Today

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May 23, 2013 ... Students should be doing at least 60 minutes of vigorous or ... minutes a day in PE class; middle school and high school students should get an average of ... In many schools, physical-education classes and recess have been ...

Should Schools Make Physical Education Mandatory? - Schooled in ...

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Jan 26, 2011 ... (The bill doesn't mandate high-school PE.) ... Law and Education, titled "School Liability: The Danger of Mandatory Physical Education Classes," ...

Educators Want Mandatory Health, Physical Education in Schools ...

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Apr 19, 2013 ... A majority of parents (87 percent) also thought middle and high school students should be required to take health and physical education, while ...

Don't let gym class prevent graduation - StarTribune.com

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Sep 9, 2014 ... “PE credit is a barrier [to getting a high school diploma], so how can we ... that used a heart monitor and required students to keep a daily activity journal. ... At the same time, one physical-education course credit should not be ...

Should gym class be mandatory or an elective? - schurz ...

articles.dailyamerican.com/2012-04-11/entertainment/31328105_1_gym-class-child-obesity-basic-skills

Apr 11, 2012 ... Mandatory gym class ensures that children are getting exercise at least a few ... Students in high school should be preparing for college and not ...

Poll finds lack of physical education in public schools a concern of ...

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Dec 2, 2013 ... NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health ... School districts should provide high-quality physical education, ...

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Should P.E. be required in school? | Debate.org

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Physical education classes should be mandatory in every school. Children and teenagers need necessary physical activity to be healthy and just all around not ...

Should PE Classes Be Mandatory? | Education - Seattle PI

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Many public schools are decreasing or eliminating mandatory physical education programs from elementary, middle and high schools. A 2013 study by the ...

Survey: Parents & Teachers Want Mandatory Health & PE Classes

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Nearly every educator (99%) said all students should be required to take PE classes, and the same number said middle school and high school students should ...