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New-School Phys-Ed.: Aerobics, No Sports

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New-School Phys-Ed.: Aerobics, No Sports

New-School Phys-Ed.: Aerobics, No Sports

New-School Phys-Ed.: Aerobics, No Sports

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NPR's Tom Goldman reports on an Illinois junior high school's successful new take on physical education. The classes place a higher priority on aerobic exercise and the health benefits of regular work-outs over organized sports. Still, schools statewide are balking at adopting the new approach.