KIDS COUNT: R.I. PE teachers want more professional development

PHYSICALLY active children have more active brains, according to research. / COURTESY CHARLES HILLMAN
PHYSICALLY active children have more active brains, according to research. / COURTESY CHARLES HILLMAN
PROVIDENCE – Physical education teachers in Rhode Island reported a lack of professional-development opportunities, according to the findings of the R.I. KIDS COUNT policy brief, “A Snapshot of Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs in Rhode Island,” released Thursday. Twenty of the 49 PE teachers surveyed for the report said there were no professional development programs…

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