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New School Funding Formula and Health Impacts

The Illinois Public Health Institute Supports State Transition to Equitable, Evidence-Based Model for K-12 School Funding ILLINOIS – The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) lauds the Illinois General Assembly for passing a landmark education funding reform bill. The new law will transition the state away from a school funding system based on property taxes, which […]

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Pump Up P.E.: Progress Report

Pump Up P.E.: Promote Health, Learning & Lifelong Fitness is the Illinois Public Health Institute’s (IPHI) professional development program for Illinois P.E. teachers. The program offers trainings and technical assistance on implementing high-quality enhanced physical education (EPE) programs that prepare students for a lifetime of health and fitness. Specifically, after attending a Pump Up P.E. […]

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Progress report: Enhancing P.E. in Illinois

Since 2010, the Illinois Public Health Institute has been working with an array of partners and stakeholders to implement a shared vision that all Illinois K-12 students will have the opportunity to participate in daily, high-quality physical education. As part of that work, in 2012 the legislature established the Enhance P.E. Task Force, which produced […]

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Enhancing P.E in Illinois – Stories from the field

The  Illinois Enhance P.E Task Force recently submitted a groundbreaking new report with benchmarks and strategies to improve and increase physical education classes, based on the latest neuroscience research linking physical activity with improved academic performance. The changes will take at least a year to finalize, adopt and implement, but there are schools across Illinois enhancing […]

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Enhanced P.E.: Making the Connection Between Physical Activity, Learning, Behavior & Health- Register Today!

During this 1 hour webinar, participants will hear from members of the Enhance P.E. Taskforce, including the State Superintendent of Education and representatives from the Illinois Association of School Administrators, the Illinois Principals Association, and IAHPERD, with a keynote address provided by a leading physical education coordinator around the neuroscience that supports the RETURN ON […]

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