Texas high school seniors are not fit, test shows

Fewer than 10 percent of high school seniors are fit, tests show
— Houston Chronicle2

Results of a new state physical fitness test confirmed fears that Texas children, especially teenagers, are seriously out of shape.

The fitness assessment of 2.6 million students, touted as the largest exam of its type, shows that only 30 percent of third-graders reached healthy performance levels in all six areas tested. By the 12th grade, less than 10 percent made passing marks.

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