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

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“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