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Connecting Health and Education So Children Can Learn and Thrive

Friday, May 24, 2019

From Stanford Social Innovation Review: “Building effective policy advocacy campaigns, creating programs that support sustainable systemic changes, and engaging parents to identify and advocate for critical issues are all key to supporting healthy schools and communities.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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How Movement and Exercise Help Kids Learn

Thursday, May 23, 2019

From Mind/Shift: “When you cut down recess, you are removing time that kids can run around. And when they run around, their brains are getting a bubble bath of good neurochemicals, neurotransmitters and endorphins. These help memory and mood.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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The Keys to Helping Kids Overcome Poverty

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

From Governing: “Preschool, in conjunction with other programs, has the potential to close socioeconomic gaps over a generation.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.