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

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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.

Last updated March 25, 2011