There’s no question Illinois’ financial problems have hurt public schools. School leaders are trying to trim costs without causing too much harm to programs, including P.E. Illinois Public Media’s Sean Powers reports.
Rep. JoAnn Osmond (R-Antioch) sponsored a HB 161 to allow students at New Tech High to have P.E. 3 days a week (instead of daily) during the school day, within the school's modified block schedule. Students will be allowed to document their own
Amanda Harris is the parent of two students at Leal Elementary School in Urbana. She moved to the community from Los Angeles back in January, and within her first couple of months in Urbana, she began a wellness committee as part of Leal's PTA.
Jill Quisenberry has taught first grade at Wiley Elementary School in Urbana for the last 22 years. She has spearheaded a lot of the physical education efforts at the school.