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Topic - Virginia Association Of Counties
Virginia elementary and middle schools will not be required to provide 150 minutes of physical education every week, after the state Senate failed by eight votes on Wednesday to override a veto by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell.
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell with a stroke of a pen could compel school districts to require that elementary and middle school students receive at least 150 minutes of physical education a week. But the bill is getting increasing pushback, with opponents saying it constitutes an unfunded mandate by the state at a time when school districts are strapped for money.