Physical education

Students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School take gym class in the hallway. (Credit CBS 2)

No Gym? No Problem; Crown Heights Students Hit The Halls To Break A Sweat

For students at one Brooklyn school it has been a fight to find space for physical education classes, but a creative solution to the problem has left students running the halls.

11/08/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Audit: Dozens Of NYC Schools Fall Short Of State Physical Ed Requirements

“The DOE has failed to give students the legally required amount of physical education and failed to follow its own recommendations for fighting high rates of childhood obesity,” Comptroller Liu said.

10/05/2011

Robert F. Wager Jr. Secondary School

Phys Ed Fiasco: Principal Forgets To Schedule Gym, Chaos Ensues

It’s an unbelievable case of a Queens principal who seems to be undergoing a gigantic “senior moment.” He forgot to make his students take gym and now members of the senior class may not graduate.

03/18/2011