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FIRED UP ABOUT FITNESSGRAM

If you’re curious about the why and the how of Fitnessgram, or you’re already a seasoned physical education advocate who could use a shot of motivation, this interview with Dr. Kenneth Cooper is a great resource. The man who helped … Continue reading

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FIRED UP ABOUT FITNESSGRAM PT. 2

Two years later Dr. Cooper presents the results of the first stage Fitnessgram initiative.

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First-Ever Statewide Survey Highlights NJ’s Strengths and Weaknesses of Health and Physical Education Programs

When NJAHPERD and the New Jersey Department of Education first began talking about the need for a comprehensive survey of health and physical education across the state, they may not have known just how immediately important data collection would become. … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS…

From the September NJEA REVIEW NEW COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BY NJAHPERD AND DOE SEEKS TO MAKE “EVERY CHILD STRONGER” “‘Every Child Stronger, Every Life Longer’ isn’t only the name of our program. It’s our mission and our mantra,” explains Jackie Malaska, … Continue reading

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Steering Committee Chooses First Set of ECSELL Initiatives

It’s ambitious objective. We’ll be the first to admit it. But if you’re setting out to, as our mission statement declares, ensure that every single child in our school system has access to the knowledge, skill and equipment that will … Continue reading

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