Texas P.E. bill tackles obesity

04/12/2007 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

A Texas bill, which would require "moderate or vigorous" physical activity at school each day for students through the eighth grade, is part of a growing trend to restore P.E. as a staple of grade-school education. Current Texas law requires daily organized physical activity for elementary schoolchildren, but recess is considered an allowable substitute.

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