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TC's Steve Silverman Talks to WNYC About the Importance of Physical Education

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Published: 10/18/2011

Stephen Silverman, professor of education, chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, and coordinator of the Movement Sciences Program, reacted to a recent study showing that many public school students in New York City do not receive state-mandated physical education or physical activity during the school day, despite studies that show it improves academic achievement.

Link: Failing Gym: One School Struggles to Meet State Standards