Letting students stand in class, rather than forcing them to sit, may be beneficial for students' health and increase concentration levels.
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August 28, 2014
August 27, 2014
For girls, higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels in the 6th grade were linked to both significantly less depression and a lower body mass index (BMI) percentile score in the 7th grade.
August 25, 2014
The study confirms statements of some public health officials, who've warned the products are luring in young users through clever marketing.
August 20, 2014
The task force recommended that the state focus on economic and education factors to improve health in rural areas.
August 12, 2014
The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
August 06, 2014
Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.
August 05, 2014
A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.
July 24, 2014
The effort fits into a larger national picture of schools taking a closer look at how student wellness affects academic success.
July 23, 2014
Like all discussions about school food lately, the latest Congressional hearing on child nutrition reauthorization focused on whether schools have struggled to meet new federal nutrition rules.
July 23, 2014
Parent death can lead to higher risk of their children struggling or even dying into young adulthood, but longterm support for students in schools can be spotty.