Your experiences, your information, your perspective and your voice can influence leaders to improve school health and wellness policies. But, only if you share it.
Contacting your federal and state legislators, along with your local school leaders, about pressing school health issues can make a difference. When you share your beliefs and experiences, you plant a seed that can grow into action. And that’s how change begins.
Below are some current action items for school health and wellness.
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Physical education in Illinois schools is under attack. This session the Illinois General Assembly is taking up several bills that jeopardize physical education and the crucial role it plays in students’ health and their ability to learn. These bills are the first of many similar bills to come and we need to send a strong, clear message to the Illinois General Assembly that communities support daily, quality physical education for Illinois children.