News tagged with educational performance

Comprehensive nutrition services vital to children's health

School meal programs play a significant role in keeping children healthy and are "the anchor" of comprehensive school nutrition services that improve children's nutritional status, health and academic performance, according ...

Nov 02, 2010
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Bicarbonate adds fizz to players' tennis performance

Dietary supplementation with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) on the morning of a tennis match allows athletes to maintain their edge. A randomized, controlled trial reported in BioMed Central's open access Journal of th ...

Oct 26, 2010
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States requiring PE, but amount varies

(AP) -- More states are requiring physical education for elementary, middle and high school students, though few require kids to exercise for a specific amount of time.

Jun 02, 2010
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Achievement gap is deep, even in middle class

(PhysOrg.com) -- Several decades after racial integration legislation was passed, many African-American students still lag behind in school, said Travis Gosa, and the black-white achievement gap, he said, is greatest among ...

Mar 17, 2010
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