Colorado Needs Quality Physical Education for Our Schools!

Quality Physical Education is an essential building block for our children's lifelong health, wellness, and educational success. Research has shown that regular moderate to vigorous physical activity within quality PE not only boosts academic achievement, but also helps students achieve higher fitness levels, reduces health risks associated with unhealthy weight, and contributes to mental wellness.

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Unfortunately, many school districts across the state have either eliminated physical education or drastically cut the time spent by students in this important course.

Tell your legislator to make physical education a priority for Colorado!

Tell your legislator: We need quality Physical Education in Colorado Schools

HB 1161 provides an opportunity for schools to apply for grant funds to help them implement a quality physical education program and study the positive impacts implementation of the program have on student’s long-term health and academic outcomes.

CLICK HERE to let your legislator know you think PE should be a priority for our schools!

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