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Students hold their position during a yoga class at Capri Elementary School in Encinitas, Calif. The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and treat physical education as a core subject. AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File

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WASHINGTON — Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic — and PE? The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.

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