How a growing number of states are hoping to improve kids’ brains: exercise
The Hechinger Report
FEBRUARY 21, 2018
The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act , or ESSA, also provides increased access to funding for physical education by including the subject in its definition of a “well-rounded education.”. “At At least we’re at the table now,” said Carly Wright, advocacy director for SHAPE. “It What is definitely tied to brain health, Hillman said, is physical fitness. There were definitely some pretty serious unintended consequences.”. APPLETON, Wisc.