Published July 25 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week
Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon who was shot to death last year, spoke with other witnesses yesterday, emphasizing the need for increased opportunities to improve the outcomes of African-American boys and men.
Published July 24, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
Although e-games may have similar benefits as traditional physical education, a study shows that it may not have any influence on young people’s development of life long physical activity.
Published July 22, 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week
Elevated blood pressure among youth may be caused by excess sodium consumption, and possibly obesity, according to a new study, which adds to the existing warnings about sodium consumption.
Published July 16, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
An 11-year tradition of praying as a team after big games comes to an end at Lahser High School, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., after a complaint was filed with the American Civil Liberties Union alleging that the prayers were schools sponsored. Although the team prayers are banned, students who wish to pray can continue to do so on their own time.
Published July 12, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
A 12-year-old Georgia girl was kicked off team because she might arouse impure thoughts among the boys. The CEO of the school who made the decision also cited the Bible in his reasoning for barring the girl from participating in future sports with the boys.
Published July 11, 2013 | Rules for Engagement/Education Week
The decision to “warn” students about sexual activity is a response to the expulsion of five high school students accused of engaging in sexual activity in the spring.