There are rules and regulations in New York for how often students must be in a physical education class. With all the benefits of physical literacy, it's not surprising, but what may be surprising is how few schools meet that requirement with accountability lost under other mandates and bureaucracy. 

School-aged children across the country struggle with a host of health behavior and developmental problems in the pandemic. SUNY Cortland Professor of Exercise Science Dr. Timothy David wants New York parents to know the state regulations on P.E. and that, usually, they aren't happening.