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Pa. District Won’t Renew Charter for Growing School

District Health Solutions Pay Off

Can K12 Get What Medicine Is Getting?

A shot of incentives for education is needed.
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Indiana: Eastern Howard Schools School District Beefs Up Drug Test Policies

Students in a central Indiana school district who test positive for drug use could lose the right to participate in extracurricular activities and be forced to undergo counseling as part of changes to the district's drug testing policy.

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McAllen school district keeping physical education alive

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

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Opinion: Physical Education Reform Needed in Schools

I read with interest StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee's "sounding the alarm" commentary on the "harmful policies" in our educational system, but I was stunned that she didn't mention reforming physical education as a key element for our future success ("Column: Olympic effort needed for education").

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Manatee (Fla.) School District Bans Energy Drinks

First, school districts scaled back sodas in vending machines. Now, one Florida Bay area school district is targeting energy drinks, a growing $9 billion business in the U.S.

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Physical Education Programs In School Not Enough To Combat Obesity In Most States: Study

Only six states nationwide require the recommended 150 minutes of elementary school-based physical education, according to a study by University of Georgia kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick.

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Saints QB Brees: Concussion Education Critical

 

Drew Brees knows he has a dangerous job. The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels.

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