One-in-three students has back pain due to sports and backpacks

(Nev.) Preliminary results from a new study show that about one-third of children and adolescents ages 10 to 18 reported having back pain during the previous year–something researchers linked to participation in school sports, as well as what kind of backpack kids used.


Lawmaker calls for required instruction time for juveniles

(Tenn.) Students incarcerated in juvenile detention centers would be required by law to receive at least four hours each instructional day under a bill moving through the Tennessee Legislature.


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