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These Students Earn P.E. Credit By Doing Yard Work For The Elderly And Disabled

5 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

This Iowa school's P.E. program is a major help to the community
At an alternative high school in Dubuque, Iowa, students have the opportunity to get outside, get their school credits, and help their community - all at the same time.
Alternative Learning Center offers a unique part of its curriculum that allows students to choose from a list of approved activities to do during the last two weeks of school to earn their P.E. credit. One of those options is volunteering to do yard work for people in the community who are disabled, elderly, or otherwise unable to do the work themselves.
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