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s_ed_2018a_2018-02-15t13:36:12z3 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION BY THE SOCIETY OF HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATORS

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 15, 2018      
Location SCR 352



Presentation by the Society of Health and Physical Educators - Committee Discussion Only


02:08:12 PM  

Senator Hill asked the presenters from the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) to come to the table and begin their presentation.  Lynn Burrow, the President of SHAPE Colorado, introduced the other presenters at the table.  The presenters told the committee that health and physical education are now included in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) definition of a well-rounded education.  They talked about the current standards in health and physical education and the most evidence-based solutions to get kids active which helps academic performance.  They talked about the intersection between physical education and reading, writing, and math skills.

02:19:39 PM  

The presenters discussed the need to invest in quality physical education, and answered questions from the committee.