The campaign seeks to teach 800,000 children to swim by the end of the year.
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July 31, 2015
July 02, 2015
With less than 3 percent of U.S. residents trained in CPR annually, a new report recommends making such training a graduation requirement for students.
June 11, 2015
Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
April 08, 2015
The Senate draft adds writing, computer science, technology, music, and physical education to the list of "core academic subjects."
July 05, 2012
Amid concern that funding to promote academic disciplines beyond reading, mathematics, and science is getting squeezed out of the federal budget, more than two dozen education organizations are banding together in a new coalition to more effectively make their case to policymakers. Members of the n...
March 09, 2012
About 22 percent of teachers say arts and music programs have been cut over the past year, a new survey shows.
December 16, 2011
A new budget compromise would restore the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, but abolish or cut some other curriculum-related initiatives.
December 08, 2011
Two-thirds of public school teachers say the intensive focus on English and math is crowding other subjects out of the classroom.
January 05, 2011
Students are showering less often after gym class.