January 22, 1997
Education Week, Vol. 16, Issue 17
Student Well-Being As Some Skate Forward, Others Dodge PE
Dodge ball--the time-honored tradition of physical education that can elicit unflappable enthusiasm or paralyzing dread. Team captains choose up sides, selecting first the best athletes, then reluctantly divvying up the rest: most of the girls, the skinniest or fattest, the uncoordinated.
Education Getting More Out of School Construction Dollars
As schools across America burst at the seams with the added enrollment of the so-called baby-boom echo, state and municipal taxpayers are being saddled with growing costs for building new facilities. In some cities, enrollment growth is so rapid that officials can't build schools fast enough.