The head of the Jefferson County School District stepped in to teach P.E. classes at three elementary schools on Wednesday.
A bill that would make physical education mandatory in schools got a step closer to becoming law on Tuesday. A compromise was hammered out that allowed it to pass.
Colorado lawmakers are starting work on mandatory recess or physical activity requirements for schools.
The days of dodge ball are numbered in most schools. Physical education classes are getting much more sophisticated, the goal is to build skills that will turn children into life-long exercisers.
Working out can become a chore for some adults, and some children would rather play video games than engage in physical activity.