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Senate gives initial OK to bill mandating exercise time for elementary school kids

From The Denver Post: Elementary school students might soon find themselves working up a sweat, as the Senate on Friday gave initial approval to a bill that would require public elementary schools to give children more exercise time. House Bill 1069 requires each school board to adopt policies making more time for physical activity, citing a “growing trend of childhood obesity” and studies linking physical activity to improved performance in the classroom.

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