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Why Does Sitting Still Equal Learning?

Rae Pica | Posted 12.03.2014 | Education
Rae Pica

Schools -- and policymakers -- have for too long accepted the belief that learning best occurs while students are seated (and quiet, of course). The theory may have been understandable back when they didn't have the research to prove otherwise. But today we do.

Farmers Tied To Listeria Outbreak Plead Guilty

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business

DENVER — DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people pleaded guilty on Tu...

Little-Used Charges Employed In Cantaloupe Listeria Case

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

DENVER — Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable grower...

Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

DENVER — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people...

Cantaloupe Grower Fined Over Migrant Housing

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 03.20.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A Colorado cantaloupe grower whose farm was identified by federal authorities as the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 30 peopl...

Fear In Colo. Town At Heart Of Listeria Outbreak

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

HOLLY, Colo. -- Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his crop: row upon ...

In Defense of Active Learning

Rae Pica | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
Rae Pica

A growing body of research is determining that physical activity activates the brain much more than doing seatwork.