A new study finds that getting kids into the gym or onto the playground could boost their grades. The research, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, found that elementary and middle school students who weren't physically fit were more likely to fail both math and reading tests.
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Belden School is the first Canton City School to undertake the ballroom dancing program, which is affiliated with Dancing Classrooms: Transforming Lives One Step at a Time, a nationwide social-development curriculum for children in grades 5 through 8.
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The report on New Jersey's Abbott Preschool Program is the latest in a series that tracked the same kids over time. An earlier report showed children from Abbott preschools performed better in kindergarten and second grade than kids from Abbott districts who did not attend preschool.
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A delay in awarding a contract for Maine's nationally recognized school laptop program is causing anxiety for school officials up against their own budget and planning deadlines.
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My four year old Sony laptop died last month. Okay, I killed it, but it was only criminally negligent homicide?the zipper on the old backpack I'd inherited from one of my kids pulled open and my laptop went crashing onto a hard floor.
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Good grades could be contagious. Students surrounded by friends who earn better grades than they do tend to see their own grades rise over the next year
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Southern York County schools' grades ranged from "C" to "A" on the state Department of Education "report card" of achievement released Wednesday — an analysis superintendents said they found confusing and not useful.
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CEDARTOWN — The Polk School Nutrition Program is seeking partnerships within the community to help feed kids ages 1 through 18 during the summer months. Program officials will work with any interes...
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As a key component of Lycoming County's plans to move toward single-stream recycling, area waste haulers have mixed opinions on the new program that allows recyclable materials to be comingled during their collection and processing.
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A former Northwestern Lehigh School District secretary who used the superintendent's password to change her children's grades and hacked into personal files and her former co-workers' email accounts after leaving the district avoided jail time Tuesday.
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