Published Jan. 30, 2012 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week online Children who are overweight or obese can achieve nonoverweight status with modest weight loss, minimizing the the likelihood of adult obesity later in life.
Published Jan. 25, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week online Adolescent girls in Sweden reported that an 8-month dance intervention program had a positive influence on their self-esteem and confidence. Some 140 girls selected for the study had visited the school nurse with complaints often associated with stress or low self-esteem. About half of the … Continue reading Adolescent Girls Report Dance Has Positive Influence
Published on Jan. 23, 2013 - Schooled in Sports/Education Week online The Coca-Cola Company announced their intent to join the anti-obesity discussion with two spot ads. The first, which aired Jan. 14 highlights what the company has done over the last 15 years to help consumers make better choices through nutrition labeling, and offering smaller … Continue reading Coca-Cola Joins Anti-Obesity Discussion
Published on Jan. 18, 2013 - State EdWatch Blog/Education Week online A month after 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., many states and school districts throughout the country are taking steps to sharpen their focus on ensuring students are safe. These are … Continue reading School Security in the News
Published on Dec. 31, 2012 - District Dossier Blog/Education Week online After 21 years of helping children—especially minority and disadvantaged children&gain access to quality public education, the Public Education Network announced plans to close its national office in Washington, D.C.