Advocating for later start times…

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“Given that the primary focus of education is to maximize human potential, then a new task before us is to ensure that the conditions in which learning takes place address the very biology of our learners.” Mary A. Carskadon, PhD As a health teacher, it’s disheartening when the things that you teach aren’t supported by

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The social and emotional roots of obesity

“It is important to understand that the weight bias that obese youth face is just as serious as the physical consequences of excessive weight on the welfare of the child.”

-CDC: Childhood Obesity, Issues of Weight Bias