Thursday, March 22, 2012

Colorado Elementary Schools Implementing Mandatory Physical Activity Law

The Denver Post (3/22, Robles) reports on the efforts of educators in Colorado elementary schools to comply with a new state law mandating at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day for students. The article describes such activities as yoga, jump ropes, and "themed recess" programs, and quotes teachers describing the benefits of having students energized by brief breaks for activity.

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