Aug. 3, 2016
Physical Education teachers and administrators across the country rejoiced when President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act into law last December.
ESSA replaces the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which focused primarily on improving student proficiency in math and reading. As a result, schools struggled to fund and emphasize other areas of education including physical education, art and music, as detailed in this 2005 report, and another from 2013. Read More