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Factory Farms: Get the Facts & Take Action | Food & Water Watch

Factory Farms: Get the Facts & Take Action | Food & Water Watch | FitSchools | Scoop.it
Factory farms pose many risks to the environment, public health, and animals. You, your family, and the planet deserve better than factory farms. Find out how
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Cutting Physical Education and Recess: Troubling Trends and How ...

Cutting Physical Education and Recess: Troubling Trends and How ... | FitSchools | Scoop.it
One avenue schools have been taking to find time for more academics is to cut out physical education classes and recess. Another approach has been to withhold time allotted for physical activity as a punishment for poor ...
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Schools finding creative ways to boost exercise - Waterbury Republican American

Schools finding creative ways to boost exercise - Waterbury Republican American | FitSchools | Scoop.it
Waterbury Republican American Schools finding creative ways to boost exercise Waterbury Republican American Just weeks into the new school year, Georgia schools have responded, with more than 100 committing to incorporating 30 or more minutes of...
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Deskercize, brain breaks, and bike riding! 

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10 Physical Education Resources For Schools - Edudemic

10 Physical Education Resources For Schools - Edudemic | FitSchools | Scoop.it
Most students are checked out for this month here in the U.S. So why not try out some physical education resources useful for schools and parents alike.

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Resources are great but the importance lies around using them effectively and consistently

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Yoga in public schools is exercise, not religion - Los Angeles Times

Yoga in public schools is exercise, not religion - Los Angeles Times | FitSchools | Scoop.it
Yoga in public schools is exercise, not religion Los Angeles Times And that accomodation led to the accusation that the district was depriving the non-yoga practicing children from their state mandated 200 minutes of exercise for every 10 school...

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Bring back PE: Exercise should be 'core' class, report says - TODAY.com

Bring back PE: Exercise should be 'core' class, report says - TODAY.com | FitSchools | Scoop.it
Children need a full hour of exercise in schools every day, and not just in physical education classes, the Institute of Medicine ...

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Farm Sanctuary

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Farm Sanctuary works to protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate vegan living. www.farmsanctuary.org
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DC parents push for more recess - Washington Post

DC parents push for more recess - Washington Post | FitSchools | Scoop.it
DC parents push for more recess
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Buried in the fine print of D.C.
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Physical Education Trend Must Be Reversed | Ken Reed

Physical Education Trend Must Be Reversed | Ken Reed | FitSchools | Scoop.it
It's mind-boggling that at a time when overweight and obesity levels are sky high among our young people, and physical activity levels are down, our schools are cutting physical education classes, recess and intramural ...
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Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School | FitSchools | Scoop.it
The Institute of Medicine have produced a new report that examines the status of physical activity and physical education efforts in schools and what can be done to help schools get students to become more active in the school environment.

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New exercise program for school kids

New exercise program for school kids | FitSchools | Scoop.it
IPSWICH City Council in partnership with Zova plan to roll out a first of its kind exercise initiative in primary and high schools across Ipswich.
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