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Miami-Dade County Public Schools is All in for Physical Activity

Let's Move!, Physical Activity, School, Youth | December, 11 2013

By: Alberto M. Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

The 350,000 students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) deserve the opportunity to be physically active where they live, learn and play. We know that having early, positive experiences with physical activity sets students on the course for life. Daily physical activity not only helps children stay healthy, it can also enhance important skills like concentration and problem-solving, which can improve academic performance and promote success in the classroom—and in life.

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