TITLE

SCALES OUT FOR MD. STUDENTS

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Education Week;4/5/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 30, Special section p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Maryland lawmakers have rejected calls to weigh and measure schoolchildren periodically in an attempt to reduce--or at least track--childhood obesity. Instead, lawmakers are likely to study the problem. Legislators considered a plan to require diabetes screenings in schools and another calling for weights and body-mass indexes to be sent home every few years for younger children.
ACCESSION #
20493125

 

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