A 9-year-old girl who almost gave up on recess because it took too long to bundle up has joined her mom in helping other kids around the world with their creation of the “Bodycoat.”
The Loudoun County School Board will vote on whether elementary students should get more daily unstructured recreational time, and whether it should be divided into two recess periods.
Prince William County, elementary students will soon get twice as much exercise and unstructured time as they currently get — and other school systems will likely add extra playground time.
With the current focus on standardized testing and meeting benchmarks, Virginia lawmakers are contemplating letting school systems provide more recess.
Virginia’s House and Senate have approved bills that would require an average of 20 minutes of recess or other physical activity per day for elementary school students.
A bill requiring 20 minutes of recess or other physical activity each day in elementary schools is facing opposition as it moves toward a final vote in the Virginia House of Delegates.
WASHINGTON — Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to serve fruit and veggies with each meal. But just because something is on the tray doesn’t mean the kids will eat it.…
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.