Alabama Coach Concerned About Colleges Manipulating Cost-of-Attendance Figures

University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is concerned about some schools reworking their cost-of-attendance figures to get a leg up in recruiting student-athletes.


Preschoolers Need More Opportunities for Active Play, Study Concludes

Preschool-aged children at child care centers need far more opportunities for physical activity, suggests a new study in the journal Pediatrics.


Blind High School Pole Vaulter Wins Medal at State Championships

Being legally blind wasn't going to stop Charlotte Brown from accomplishing her dream of becoming a successful pole vaulter.


Texas, Alabama Advance Bills Allowing Home-Schooled Athletes in School Sports

The Texas Senate and Alabama House of Representatives each passed bills recently that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school sports under certain circumstances.


Students Report Host of Academic Issues When Recovering From Concussions

While recovering from the symptoms of a concussion, a vast majority of students reported having one or more issues that impaired their academic work, according to a new report.


Dept. of Ed. Issues Guidance on Title IX Coordinators to School Districts

K-12 schools that receive federal funding must have a qualified and trained Title IX coordinator to field complaints and monitor compliance with the civil rights law.


Concussion Rate for H.S. Football Players Found Higher in Games Than Practices

More concussions occurred during practices as opposed to games in both high school and collegiate football in 2012 and 2013, but the concussion rate at both levels was higher during games.


Calif. Moving Toward Banning 'Redskins' as Mascot for Public High Schools

The California Assembly approved a bill Monday that would prohibit public schools throughout the state from using "Redskins" as a school or team name, mascot, or nickname.


Illinois Bill Would Regulate Return to Class for Students With Concussions

The Illinois Senate unanimously approved a bill that would require concussion oversight teams that would establish return-to-play and return-to-learn protocols.


Many Young Children Aren't Meeting Exercise Recommendations in Summer

Summers are becoming bad for children's health as sandlot baseball, bike riding, and general running around with friends gives way to hours of screen time and the snacking that goes with it, according to a new survey of parents.


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