Health, physical educators advocate for funding

Originally published March 18, 2019 in the Grand Haven Tribune.

By Krystle Wagner

A Grand Haven educator was among 150 health and physical educators from across the country to participate in Speak Out! Day.

Scott Przystas, a physical education teacher for Grand Haven Area Public Schools, visited Washington, D.C., last week to advocate for lawmakers to fund programs for health and physical education and professional development through the Title IV, Part A, Student Support, which is under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that was passed in 2015. Read More

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With a significant budget increase to Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act for the 2018-19 school year, educators will have more opportunities to fund the purchase of tools that will personalize PE for students.

Identified as the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants program of ESSA, Title IV Part A provides funding for new programs that: Read More