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Survey: Parents & Teachers Want Mandatory Health & PE Classes

Survey: Parents & Teachers Want Mandatory Health & PE Classes

Additional Resources

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Kids Sports Network
http://www.ksnusa.org
This organization promotes quality nonschool sports and fitness for children between the ages of 3 and 19 through coaches, education, special events and activities, public awareness, and regular networking with youth sports organizations and agencies.

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
http://www.pta.org
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.

ChooseMyPlate.gov
http://www.choosemyplate.gov
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information on how to follow the U.S. government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It includes resources and tools to help families lead healthier lives.

We Can - Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
This National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute site aims to help parents and kids eat healthier and be more active. It offers a list of go, slow, and whoa foods as well as advice on portion control.

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

Kids.gov
http://kids.usa.gov
Links for kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information, providing a safe place online for kids to play and learn.

KidsHealth in the Classroom
http://kidshealth.org/classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
http://www.nasponline.org
The mission of the NASP is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, and promote optimal learning.

BAM! Body and Mind
http://www.cdc.gov/bam/
This CDC website is designed for 9- to 13-year-olds and addresses health, nutrition, fitness, and stress. It also offers games for kids.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
http://www.aahperd.org/naspe
NASPE's mission is to enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs.

Let's Move!
http://www.letsmove.gov
Let's Move! is dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.

National Farm to School Network
http://www.farmtoschool.org
The National Farm to School Network has many resources about starting school gardens, integrating them into curricula and the school's food program, and more.

USDA Farm to School Program
http://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool
The USDA Farm to School Program is operated by the Department's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), which has seven regional offices around the country; in each is a Farm to School Regional Lead who is available to provide farm to school related support to state agencies and other entities in their region.

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