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Federal/State:New Mexico
Bill:NM SJM 10 - Task force to evaluate physical education in schools
Summary:Would require the Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) to form a task force to evaluate the feasibility of requiring 150 minutes of physical education per school week for each student in public elementary schools. The task force would consist of representatives from elementary schools; the NM Association for Health, Physical Education, and Dance; the NM Athletic Directors Association; the NM Coalition of School Administrators; experts in exercise physiology; health care professionals; and the LESC.
Sponsor(s):Jacob Candelaria (D)
As of 2/3/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.