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It's clear that no one is ever going to agree on what to cut, especially those in the PE advocacy realm. If I were queen, I would cut school days rather than totally eliminating a certain subject. This would be fair to teachers as most jobs could be preserved and they certainly could adjust their curriculum to cover what they need to cover. A shortened school year does not have to be an onerous thing. When I was in high school in a suburban school in Oregon, we regularly got out of school two weeks before Portland schools, usually by the end of May. It gave us an advantage in job seeking and it allowed us to earn a little more money for that first year of college. Our SAT scores were always above the state average, so we did not suffer academically. Kids come to school for many different reasons, and completely eliminating some subjects also completely eliminates some students!
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