Proposed Bill Would Require More Physical Activity for Maryland Elementary School Students


February 22, 2016
in Physical Education

Students will have to exercise for at least 150 minutes a week

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 12 million children between the ages of 2 to 19 are considered obese in the U.S.

In the past decade, those numbers have remained stable. To help combat obesity in children in the state of Maryland, a bill was introduced to the State House Ways and Means Committee that would require students in public elementary schools to exercise for at least 150 minutes a week.

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