nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
EDUCATION, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, AND THE NEED FOR PARENT ADVOCATES IN SCHOOLS WHERE THIS IS HAPPENING.
The NY Times article linked below is an important one that many parents, teachers and school administrators should read carefully; it is very informative.
Despite Obesity Concerns, Gym Classes Are Cut
New York Times, Al Baker, 07/10/2012
More than a half-century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formed the President’s Council on Youth Fitness, and today Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Michelle Obama are among those making childhood obesity a public cause. But even as virtually every state has undertaken significant school reforms, many American students are being granted little or no time in the gym.