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Just 30 minutes?



As lawmakers talk about requiring all elementary school children to have at least 30 minutes of daily physical activity, they might want to take a look at what Turkey Creek Middle School in Plant City fits into its days. The school provides 50 minutes of PE every day for its nearly 1,100 students. It has a pilot archery program. It even has gaming equipment to motivate couch potatoes to get moving. The National Association for Sport and Physical Education is recognizing the school as one of 31 in the country to achieve such rigor. To read more, click here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:15am]


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