Physical Activity More Key to Children’s Health Than Cutting Seat Time

Published April 29, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week


Researchers in Canada have found that of all sedentary activities, TV screen time may have the worst impact on children’s cardiometabolic health, but overall, increasing physical activity in children may be better than trying to limit seating time.

‘Tebow Bill’ Faces Opposition in Alabama, Support in Texas

Published April 26, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week


Alabama legislators have sponsored a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics but educators opposed to the bill say it’s unfair and could “destroy the high school athletic system.”

Summer Learning Programs’ Potential for Bridging Achievement Gaps

Published April 9, 2013 | Beyond School/Education Week


A new report from the California-based Summer Matters campaign suggests that the successful outcomes of three summer learning programs in California may have strong implications for summer programs nationwide.