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Document Number: 10549

2012 Shape of the Nation Report - This report finds that although 74.5% of states require physical education in elementary through high school, most don't mandate a specific amount of instruction and nearly half allow waivers and substitutions. Publishers recommend elementary school children get 30 minutes a day and high school students get 45 minutes a day. (National Association for Sport and Physical Education, November 2012)...

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