Among both boys and girls, physical activity during recess in 1st grade was directly correlated to reading fluency through 1st and 2nd grades.
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January 30, 2014
The new TV show "Friday Night Tykes" isn't drawing high praise from a number of youth-sports organizations, to say the least.
January 20, 2014
Early-childhood experts say adults are often not giving students long enough stretches to develop their minds--especially during the school day.
January 02, 2014
On Jan. 14, the Esquire Network will launch a new show, "Friday Night Tykes," which will take viewers "inside the ultra-competitive world of the Texas Youth Football Association."
October 11, 2013
The New York Times' Room for Debate roundtable blog puts youth sports under the microscope.
November 26, 2012
Samantha "Sweet Feet" Gordon found herself on the cover of a one-of-its-kind Wheaties box.
September 10, 2012
The Milwaukee Common Council approved an ordinance last week that requires all new elementary schools in the city to either provide on-site outdoor play areas or transport students somewhere off-campus to play.
August 23, 2012
It only took roughly 30 years for recess to return, but perhaps now is better than never, considering the high rates of childhood obesity throughout the country.
August 22, 2012
A dress code controversy sparked by a kindergartener has prompted the Oklahoma City public school system to re-think its policy.
April 13, 2012
Only 3 percent of public elementary schools offered formalized dance instruction during the 2009-10 school year, compared to 20 percent a decade earlier, according to a federal report on arts instruction.