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Some Lodi Unified School District athletes can waive second year of physical education

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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00 am

After strong debate Tuesday night, Lodi Unified School District trustees voted to exempt high school student-athletes from a second year of physical education to give them the option of taking an additional academic class instead.

The board voted 6-0, with trustee Joe Nava abstaining, to allow students to have a second year of physical education waived if they meet the three requirements:

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5 comments:

  • Jackson Scott posted at 4:34 pm on Wed, Apr 17, 2013.

    Jackson Scott Posts: 386

    So, all of this b**ls**t with only 46 student-athletes possible?

     
  • Kevin Paglia posted at 12:39 pm on Wed, Apr 17, 2013.

    Kevin Paglia Posts: 1909

    I could see not requiring the second year of PE if, at the end of the first year you are meeting a set standard. Running the mile in so fast, pushups and all those levels of physical standard. But if you still can't run the mile in under the state standard then you need more PE. AND if you can't pass it the second year then you get a third year and lose an elective, same for senior year.

     
  • Josh Morgan posted at 10:04 am on Wed, Apr 17, 2013.

    Josh Morgan Posts: 532

    I'm dating myself here but I can recall when I went to high school you were automatically placed in the last period of the day if you participated in a sport and it was considered a PE class. Of course we were required to have four years of PE at that time as well. If you weren't in a sport that particular semester then you were placed in a general PE class in any one of periods 1-6. And no, this was not in Lodi. I believe that if you participate in a sport it should count towards your PE requirement but at the same time the PE requirement should be for at least two years.

     
  • Robert Molle posted at 9:17 am on Wed, Apr 17, 2013.

    Robert Molle Posts: 44

    Seems the only people opposing this are P.E. teachers....

     
  • T M posted at 6:37 am on Wed, Apr 17, 2013.

    lodilivin39 Posts: 4

    I believe this is a great idea for those students who are heavily involved in outside sports activities. This allows for a much more important class to be taken. Thumbs up!

     
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