Improving Test Scores with Exercise

A recent study has found that Minnesota students are improving test scores with exercise. A state study found that students who exercise have better school attendance and do better with reading and writing. The study was conducted by the Minnesota departments of...

Bike to School Day

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is sponsoring an annual Bike to School Day with city government, Lawrence Public Schools, and other community groups on Wednesday.  The day is part of a National Bike to School Day observance. In Lawrence, the community...

Kids are Learning During Recess

Kids are learning during recess as schools utilize coaches to engage them in learning while they are enjoying recreation. He’s not your typical coach, but Anthony Urrutia is actively helping students achieve their best game plan.  One recent school day, he...

Not Enough Recess Time

A recent audit has shown that there is not enough recess time offered to elementary students in some public schools. The audit was conducted by the Metro Nashville Public Schools at the request of school board members. Many of the area elementary schools offer recess,...