Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 3:17pm
A popular after school program for children of working families known as New Jersey After 3, which had planned to shutter due to a loss of state funding, will continue its work through a new partnership with the state Department of Education, Gov. Chris Christie announced today.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:47pm
Five years ago, Richard Reiss, the physical education teacher at Public School 197 in Far Rockaway, Queens, went to the principal with a problem: not even the most athletic among his students, most of whom are poor and black or Latino, had enough endurance to run a mile.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 2:40pm
Despite alarming obesity rates among school-age children and a state requirement that all students get some level of structured exercise every week, many New York City schools do not provide physical education, or do not provide it as frequently as they should, according to an audit released on Tuesday by the city comptroller.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sun, 10/02/2011 - 2:58pm
Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School, supported by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ Safe Routes to School Program, SEARHC, and the Juneau Police Department, will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday.