March 20, 2009

Oakland group seeks more play in school day

"All Things Considered" on NPR Mar. 19 featured a story on an Oakland-based nonprofit trying to put more focus on fitness in school.

You can listen to it here.

I think this is an important mission. With schools facing budget cuts, physical fitness opportunities and playground upgrades are often the first things to go. It's absolutely essential to have someone out there advocating for more play and fitness opportunities.

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