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California may pause student fitness tests due to bullying

By CUNEYT DIL | February 4, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students. The move also comes after...

Baseball players turn passion into profession

By Matt Hopkinson | March 5, 2012

Being able to perform something does not guarantee you can successfully explain to someone how to do it. For four of NIU baseball’s seniors, Jake Hermsen, Alex Jones, Alex Beckmann and Brett Frantini are all majoring in physical education. While Frantini...

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