TITLE

Running Away From Gym Class!

PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;10/16/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses whether or not teenagers in the United States should be forced to take physical education.
ACCESSION #
3684803

 

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