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Schools Reconsider Focus on Elite Sports

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Schools Reconsider Focus on Elite Sports

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In New York City and other school districts, educators concerned about childhood obesity are beginning to rethink the way they go about physical education. They worry schools are placing too much emphasis on elite, competitive sports at the expense of the physical fitness of all students. Nancy Solomon reports.