Active Schools

Join the movement to increase physical education and physical activity in our nation's schools.

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Did You Know...

Our Kids Are Moving Less

  • Only 6 states require physical education in every grade.

  • Only 20% of school districts require daily recess.

  • 2 out of 3 kids today are inactive.

Studies Show Active Kids Do Better

  • They perform better academically.

  • They have better attendance.

  • Their behavior improves.

What is an Active School?

An Active School incorporates physical activity before, during, and after school for at least 60 minutes a day.

See how two districts have made their schools
hubs for physical activity.

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