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6 Secrets Every Parent (and School) Should Know About Academic Success

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

Experts in both education and health are beginning to realize that more attention to children's bodies will also help their brains work better.

Paving the Future of Transportation Policy: What Congress Smoothed Over This Year, and Where the Pot

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Two years is welcome certainty for a sluggish economy but a blink of an eye for policymaking. NCLR is committed to monitoring implementation of transportation reauthorization and helping to pave the way for strong legislation in 2014.

Matt Sledge

Bicycle, Pedestrian Funding Saved with New Transportation Bill Amendment | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

If a transportation bill amended Thursday passes the Senate, it will likely include dedicated funding for bicycle and pedestrian paths. Bicycle and...

Matt Sledge

House GOP Takes Aim At Safe Routes To School, Mass Transit | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Two House committees voted on Thursday and Friday to eliminate federal funding for a program that creates bicycle and pedestrian paths for children go...

Creeps and Weirdos: The Auto Industry Agenda for Keeping You on Four Wheels

Larry Cohen | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Larry Cohen

The car is still king -- from parking lots to roadways. And car companies intend to keep it that way.

International Walk to School Day, Everyday

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

If we could simply overcome our irrational fears, children would scamper down the street in droves, right? The sad truth is that even the fittest, bravest or most conscientious kids cannot realistically walk to school if they don't attend the school in their neighborhood.