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

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.
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

Published Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

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

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

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