Today marks the last day of the first-ever Take Your Parent to PE Week, a national movement to help schools provide at least 60 minutes a day of physical education (PE) and before, during and after school physical activity for all of America’s students.
Sponsored by Active Schools, from September 25-29, the national movement encourages schools’ PE programs and teachers to engage parents and encourage families to be physically active at home and in the community.
“The purpose of ‘Take Your Parent to PE Week,’ #ParentsLovePE, is to introduce physical education programs and teachers to parents so they engage throughout the year,” said Charlene Burgeson, executive director of Active Schools.
“What better way is there for parents to learn about physical education than by seeing it for themselves?”
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