Legislative Action Center


The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) identifies school health and physical education as part of a student’s “well-rounded education,” along with other subjects such as art, music, civics, science and more.

Shape of the Nation

The 2016 Shape of the Nation™ provides a current picture of physical education in each state across the country.

State Advocacy Toolkit

Access state-specific resources below to become the health and physical education advocacy expert in your state! Resources include: fact sheets, presentations, templates, and links to key stakeholders.

Legislation & Policy

Legislation talking points, policy guidance and resources for developing and evaluating policy.

Take Action

Contact your members of Congress and read Federal Legislation SHAPE America is tracking.

SPEAK Out! Day

Attend our annual member advocacy day in Washington, DC and meet with your members of Congress on Capitol Hill.