Extracurricular Sports Help Kids Develop Discipline in the Classroom

Pysch Central – Rick Nauert PhD “A new Canadian study suggests regular, structured extramural sports help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom. Researchers from the University of Montreal and its affiliated...

USDA Proposes Healthier Fare

The Valley News – Heather Hollingsworth “As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income children may be overhauled for the first time in almost 50 years, aiming to make the...

Team Up for School Nutrition Success

USDA.Gov – Kristy Anderson “It’s the number one killer of Americans and it costs the most to treat. Yet 80 percent of cardiovascular disease cases would disappear if we practiced a little prevention such as eating right and exercising more. Prevention is...

The more opportunity kids have, the brighter our future, author says

The Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel – Alan J. Borsuk “The Fourth of July weekend is a good time to pause to appreciate the opportunities that America offers to so many millions of us. I focus generally in these columns on the problems and needs of...

New math, English standards may exceed current ones

The Tulsa World – NATE ROBSON “Oklahoma is writing new academic standards in math and English that in some ways go beyond the current standards and the now-repealed Common Core goals, according to a review of initial drafts by Oklahoma Watch. The drafts...