On September 25, AAHPERD and HealthCorps hosted The State of Health and Physical Education in Our Schools, a Congressional briefing sponsored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Marcia Fudge. View the panelists' presentation.
The Promoting Health as Youth Skills in Classroom and Life (PHYSICAL) Act designates health and physical education as core subjects in federal education law. Ask your members of Congress to become cosponsors! Learn More >>
PEP Grants Awarded
The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) was funded at $74.7 million for FY 2013. Sixty new grants were awarded on September 30. Learn More >>
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Both the U.S. Senate and House have passed Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization bills through their respective education committees. The full Senate has yet to vote on ESEA but on July 19, the House passed its version of ESEA. Learn More >>