• September 7, 2021

How physical education is changing in Illinois

Illinois became the first state in the country to mandate physical education and health curriculum as part of a statewide push to improve health and fitness.The law also created a new Department of Health and Physical Education, with the goal of establishing a national model for physical education across the state.In addition to the physical…

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More than 20 states consider requiring students to take physical education in public school

NEW YORK — More than a dozen states are considering requiring students at public schools to take up physical education, a change that could make the National Guard the nation’s largest provider of such training.The push by several states, including California, comes as the nation braces for a potential spike in the number of shootings…

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Why You Should Avoid College Courses that Are Not Required

Physical education is one of the most popular and widely practiced subjects in the U.S. college classroom, and students who do not study it are often left behind when they enter the workforce.A 2016 survey by the National Center for Education Statistics found that only 10% of college students who completed physical education as part…

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