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Texas Adopts Policy to Increase Access to Physical Activity Opportunities for Kids through Joint Use Agreements

As part of an effort to continue development and implementation of School Healthy Advisory councils (SHAC) throughout the Texas School System, Texas Governor Ricky Perry has signed legislation this month that would direct SHACs to recommend joint use agreements between schools and communities.  By recommending the establishment of partnerships between schools and community organizations, Texas law is promoting increased access to physical activity and fitness opportunities for Texas public school students. Read more about the policy here.

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