More than two-thirds of California children failed at least one part of the state’s most recent physical fitness test. Exercise is key to preventing childhood obesity, and schools can do their part by ensuring that kids get the activity they need to grow up strong and healthy
What We’re Doing
- Promoting the importance of daily exercise at school.
- Promoting safe routes to school to encourage more walking and biking.
- Increasing access to parks, gyms and other facilities, including after hours and weekend use of school grounds for exercise.
Learn about our other Schools Key Issues: Fresh Free Drinking Water in Schools, Healthier School Foods and Drinks, and Common-Sense School Discipline