What Happened to PE?
It’s losing ground in our push for academic improvement.
This article which appeared today in The Washington Post, talks about how our push for academic improvement has pushed Physical Education to the sidelines.
In our view, it is imperative that PE teachers lobby for better recognition for their subject. That modern research has found a positive correlation between physical activity and both mental health and academic achievement.
“A 20-minute jog around the school building would do more to improve test scores than 20 extra minutes of cramming for the test,”