Overcrowding hinders Barrow schools’ ability to offer transf...
Gwinnet Daily Post
By Jaime Sarrio
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WINDER — Barrow County Schools will not be able to offer transfers as required by the federal No Child Left Behind law because its middle schools are overcrowded.

Two years of poor test scores landed Apalachee High School and Russell Middle School on the state’s “needs improvement” list. Schools on the list must offer transfers to another school.

Apalachee High students will have the choice to...
 
Responding to Childhood Obesity Through School Policy
Education Week
About the Guests:

Rep. Sean Faircloth, a Democrat in the Maine House of Representatives who has sponsored comprehensive legislation to help the state's schools address childhood obesity;
Sarah Lee, the physical activity health scientist in the division of adolescent & school health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and
Jane Mandell, a senior nutritionist in analysis, nutrition, and evaluation with the Food and Nutrition Services at the U.S. Departm...