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Kansas Advocacy Fact Sheet

PE + Health = Student Success 

Active kids learn better. When students get more time for health and physical education (HPE) they do better physically, mentally, and emotionally. 

 

SCHOOLS CAN INFLUENCE HEALTHY BEHAVIORS ACTIVE & HEALTHY STUDENTS ARE BETTER LEARNERS

Benefits of Health & Physical Education to Students: 

  • Positive relationship with academic achievement and test scores
  • Positive association with attention, concentration and on-task behavior
  • Encourages lifetime healthy habits
  • Strategy for reducing childhood obesity
  • Reduces discipline referrals and participation in high-risk behaviors

KANSAS FACT SHEET

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