Making Schools Healthier Places

School boards are making schools healthier places so that students have the best opportunities for learning and being physically and mentally fit. Dr. Bob Rauner has been enlisted by the Nebraska Association of School Boards to promote the connection between fitness...

Recess Time is Under Review

The question of whether or not children get enough recess time is under review in some school districts.  Time for playing outside in some areas is very limited, and parents are calling for more time to extend physical activity. In some Nashville schools the time...

Learning in Motion

Physical Education is coming into the classroom, creating a learning in motion time that students look forward to each afternoon. After lunch, between social studies and math, Marilynn Szarka’s third-grade students start to get droopy. Szarka instructs everyone to...

Keeping Kids Active in Subzero Weather

Throughout the United States, many schools are facing the challenge this winter of keeping kids active in subzero weather. In Greenbay Wisconsin, local school administrators say they keep kids inside when temperatures or wind chills hit zero. Wednesday marked 47 days...