Physical education is key to longer, happier lives. Our kids and schools need more of it.

Originally published Dec. 12, 2018 in USA Today.

By William E. Simon Jr., Opinion Contributor

Spot quiz: What is the only subject in school that engages a child’s mind, body, and spirit, promotes their physical and emotional health, helps them to learn better and cultivates the character they need to become productive adults? And what subject is consistently underfunded, understaffed and underscheduled?

If you answered physical education to both questions, you get an A grade. Read More