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Physical Activity Resources

Physical activity during the school day helps students concentrate, pay attention, and improve classroom behavior. Schools, where most of the students engage in physical activity every week, show bigger gains in test scores than other schools. Comprehensive physical activity programs include physical education and before, during, and afterschool opportunities for students to be physically active.

For additional information or questions, contact the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs by
Email: ODE School Nutrition or Phone: 503-947-5894.