Schools find physical education improves academics

04/22/2012 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Students who had struggled on state exams in a Minnesota district recently posted impressive gains following a 15-minutes-a-day exercise program implemented by the school's physical-education teacher. Physical-education advocates say the results are typical and part of a growing body of research that shows the academic benefits of student fitness.

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