I see that West Virginia is importing Dance Dance Revolution into Public Schools.
They could save some money and just make the kids run around in circles while screaming like I remember the first 10 years of my life. But hey, anything to get the fat little kids moving. Other states should consider similar programs, such as these ones:
Obesity, states with higher than national average of 21% by percent prevalence. The five states with the lowest rates are: Connecticut 17%, Rhode Island 17%, Vermont 17%, Massachusetts 16%, and Colorado at 14%.
Source: 1991-2001 Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Adults by State and 2001 Obesity and Diabetes Prevalence Among U.S. Adults, by Selected Characteristics. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1991-2001; self-reported data. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available here