Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Lessons Learned: Remember when school districts were pushing to scale back PE, art, and music classes to leave more room for more reading, writing, and arithmetic? Now it appears all of that has backfired. Studies have already shown that students who participate in art and music excel at academics more so than their artless peers. Now experts are tracing the rise in child obesity to the lack of physical education in schools. Just an hour or two of PE noticeably reduces obesity among children, especially girls.


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