Campaign Updates

Press Release: CM Crowley & Phys Ed for All Call for PE Reform

Press Release For Immediate Release COUNCIL MEMBER CROWLEY, PHYS ED 4 ALL COALITION CALL FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION REFORM IN CITY SCHOOLS CITY HALL (June 17, 2015) – Physical education (PE) has faded out of many city schools over the past few years, despite...

I.S. 528 Student Advocacy Video

Watch this fantastic video developed by the students at I.S. 528, the Bea Fuller Rodgers School, advocating for much needed improvements to their Physical Education and recreation programs! (download...

AHA Blog Post: PE Reporting Bill Makes Progress!

by Robin V. on Tuesday, June 9 2015 (original post) This long-awaited legislation will help to address a systemic concern in NYC schools - too few of them are meeting the state requirements for physical education. According to American Heart Association research, the...

CHALK Health Promotion Toolkits

CHALK (Choosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids) is a program of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University. CHALK's work with schools encourages creating a health-promoting school environment. Specifically, CHALK focuses upon nutrition and...

2015 NYC Comptroller’s Report

COMPTROLLER STRINGER: DOE VIOLATING STATE LAWS REGARDING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN CITY SCHOOLS, DEEP DISPARITIES IN ACCESS, NEW REPORT SHOWS Nearly one-third of city schools have no full-time certified physical education teacher; 80 percent of co-located schools lack...

NYT- Audit finds City’s schools short on physical education

(Original article can be found here) Audit Finds City's Schools Short on Physical Education By Fernanda Santos, Octobr 4, 2011 Despite alarming obesity rates among school-age children and a state requirement that all students get some level of structured exercise...

Committee on Education Preliminary Budget Testimony

Statement to the New York City Council Committee on Education Preliminary Budget Hearing, March 25, 2015 Good afternoon, my name is Erin George and I am here today testifying on behalf of the Phys Ed for All Coalition. The Phys Ed for All Coalition would like to thank...