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2014-04-30 23:25:40

Kaiser Permanente helping to foster a vibrant, healthy community in Colorado. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 It’s a sunny late-winter morning, and an intrepid rider heads off on one of the bright red B-Cycles that have become ubiquitous on Denver’s streets. She rides past a schoolyard, where children scramble up a brightly painted playground structure and race down the slides. In the middle school down the street, students play a fierce game of kickball with their PlayWorks...

2013-09-29 23:01:04

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Announces All Schools Meet or Exceed Federal Nutrition Standards for School Meals Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Tomorrow, President Bill Clinton will honor 267 schools at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for creating healthier environments for children to learn and staff to work. The awards ceremony is part of the eighth annual Healthy Schools Program Forum. In addition, President Clinton will share data showing...

Pediatric Group Says Recess Just As Important As Math, Reading
2012-12-31 08:30:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ask a school full of children what their favorite part of the school day is and many will say recess. And while some education experts might feel recess is taking away from other important academic activities, at least one group is supporting play time at school. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new policy statement saying recess should never be withheld for punitive or academic reasons. Recess helps keep...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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