PE

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

Sweetwater Union High School District is bringing iPad use to the PE classroom through the use of iPad-enabled SPARK curriculum.

4/30/2012

4/30/2012

SPARK, provider of the world’s most-researched physical education programs and a division of School Specialty, is introducing SPARK High School Physical Education, an innovative and technology-rich package of resources for high school physical educators.

3/9/2012

3/9/2012

The Oregon Board of Education will continue to take steps toward adopting rules that could ban Native American mascots from schools across the state.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

Olympic gold-medal gymnast Shawn Johnson and Rep. Bruce Braley recently introduced the Shawn Johnson Fitness for Life Act in Iowa. The bill aims to improve PE programs and get students excited about exercise by using technology such as heart monitors and computerized fitness programs.

1/19/2012

1/19/2012

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s life has been a case study in the art of the possible, from his humble Harlem roots to N.B.A. fame and through his life after basketball as a historian and scholar. His next endeavor will draw on all of it.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation’s schools are churning out too many fat kids.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

12/5/2011

12/5/2011

Fewer than one-third of California students who took a statewide physical fitness test this year managed to pass all six areas assessed, new results show.

11/23/2011

11/23/2011

Backing down from a previous ultimatum, County Executive Ken Ulman has proposed an alternative option for funding artificial turf fields at county high schools. But the school board has yet to weigh in on either option — or even if they want turf fields at all.

11/10/2011

11/10/2011

Chicago School Board members Wednesday agreed to give district leaders 2 1/2 years to figure out how to add daily physical education — and the up to 200 new gym teachers it would require — to the longer high school day expected to start next school year.

11/4/2011

11/4/2011

Wisconsin school teachers would have to promote abstinence and marriage over contraception in sex education classes, under a controversial bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday night.

10/6/2011

10/6/2011

Despite alarming obesity rates among school-age children and a state requirement that all students get some level of structured exercise every week, many New York City schools do not provide physical education, or do not provide it as frequently as they should, according to an audit released on Tuesday by the city comptroller.

10/6/2011

Hawaii is to become the first US state to offer surfing as an official secondary school competition sport.

10/4/2011

10/4/2011

Hawaii will soon become the first state in the nation to call surfing an official high school sport.

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