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PE Isn't Just A Course In School; It's An Opportunity

Nancy Brown | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Having been awed by the Olympic feats we've seen so far in Rio de Janeiro, I'm really looking forward to the final days of events. My excitement is fu...

Active Kids Are Better Learners; Just Look at Beaverton

Nancy Brown | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As they zeroed in on the challenge, they discovered a few obstacles, such as having enough qualified teachers. Facilities are an issue, too; a school gym can only handle so many people. And since the mandate includes no new funds, districts can't simply hire more PE teachers and build more gyms.

Zach Carter

You Didn't Even Know These Wall Streeters Were Ripping You Off | Zach Carter | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Private equity firms are routinely ripping off their clients, harming pension funds, universities and charitable foundations, according ...

Connecting the Dots of Child Health and Academic Achievement

Alexis Glick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Alexis Glick

If we're not able to solve the child wellness crisis we're currently facing, every other facet of our society will be impacted in the coming decades.

Awkward Moments With Hugh Jackman

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.07.2013 | Celebrity

An elephant never forgets, and apparently neither does Hugh Jackman. On the red (well, green to be precise) carpet at the Zurich Film Festival in ...

Why Education?

Sean Slade | Posted 10.03.2011 | Education
Sean Slade

Why do we have education? What is the rationale behind schooling? Is it just to transfer content knowledge or is that just a part of a larger picture?

Pennsylvania Debates Whether To Hunt On The Sabbath

Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

By Donald Gilliland Religion News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. (RNS) Two of the most influential forces in conservative lobbying are poised to go head-...

Calif. Flops In Fitness With Only 1 In 3 Of Kids Passing P.E. Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Indicative of a growing health hazard for kids nationwide, only about one in three students earned a "healthy" score on California's physical-fitness ...

How I Learned to Quit KFC -- and Actually Enjoy Exercise

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Johann Hari

There are moments in life when you feel the universe is telling you you have become a Fat Bastard. For me, the hint came when one of the staff at KFC pulled out a large Christmas card, signed by everybody who worked there.