Behind the Headline: Virginia Gov. Robert Mc­Don­nell vetoes P.E. bill



By Education Next 03/25/2011

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Virginia Gov. Robert Mc­Don­nell vetoes P.E. bill
The Washington Post | 03/24/11

Behind the Headline
Not Your Father’s PE
Education Next | Fall 2006

Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell vetoed a bill that would have required elementary and middle school students to participate in at least 150 minutes of physical education each week. A study that was published in Ed Next in 2006 found that mandating more time in PE classes does not always result in more exercise for kids.