TITLE

Weighty Subject

AUTHOR(S)
Greenblatt, Alan
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Governing;Jul2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that schools should consider ways to relieve heavy backpack burden of middle school students in the U.S. Program of the Backpack Committee to acquire binder donations to provide extra copies of textbooks for home use; Introduction of legislation which limit elementary and secondary textbook weights; Creation of posters on the improper and proper ways of backpack carrying.
ACCESSION #
10795718

 

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