Published March 15, 2013 | Education Week
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Experts and advocates nationwide are pushing for later school start times, citing research that suggests sleep loss can be detrimental to children and adolescents’ brain development, memory function, and cognitive skills.
Published March 6, 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week
Food banks are working with K-12 school systems to set up pantries on campus to make food more accessible to families in need. Food insecurity can have negative consequences, especially on young children, including behavioral and cognitive development, according to the World Bank.
Published March 1, 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week
A non-for-profit in Terre Haute, Ind., launched a program at Dixie Bee Elementary School that uses sticky notes to record acts of kindness in the school.