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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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