From DA

8/1/2006

The latest estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that the percentage of children who are overweight has more than doubled since 1980. Among adolescents, the rates have more than tripled.

7/1/2006

Nutrition Advocates to Schools: Shape Up

7/1/2006

WITH A PROCLAMATION by President George W.

7/1/2006

Maryland to Take Over Troubled Schools

7/1/2006

In Okemos, Mich., Paula Pulter's first grade class at the Cornell Elementary School has covered units on American history, the Revolutionary War, U.S. presidents, weather and recycling.

7/1/2006

World History Is Dismal in Most States

7/1/2006

Back in the 1980s and early 1990s, boys and girls in sixth grade in Osseo Area Schools, Minn., learned the term masturbation. All fourth-graders learned about anatomy in mixed-gender classes and the definition of sexual intercourse.

7/1/2006

Larry Price of Wilson County (N.C.) Schools is not so different from the other inspirational superintendents featured in this magazine, except, perhaps, for one thing: his ability to tend a farm plot.

7/1/2006

Holly Herndon no longer waits for district officials to crunch the local assessment numbers before she can make decisions on instruction.

7/1/2006

The overwhelming thought I had as I attended numerous EduComm sessions at the magazine's show in Orlando last month-and walked the massive InfoComm floor-is that the future is now.

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