Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Physical Education
Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Physical Education
Oct 10, 2019

Physical education provides a unique environment to reinforce EDI.

Washington Becomes the First State to Make Paraeducator Training Compulsory
Washington Becomes the First State to Make Paraeducator Training Compulsory
Sep 10, 2019

Every school district in Washington must offer a mandatory training course for all instructional paraeducators.

Educators Quarterly Digest
Educators Quarterly Digest
Aug 13, 2019

This is a robust newsletter carefully crafted for the fields of physical education, school wellness and youth-based physical activity.

Parent Attendance at School IEP Meetings Are Covered by the FMLA
Parent Attendance at School IEP Meetings Are Covered by the FMLA
Aug 12, 2019

The Department of Labor (DOL) concluded that the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) covers an employee’s attendance at a school meeting where their child’s individualized education program (IEP) will be discussed.

Volunteers to Help Parents During IEP Meetings
Volunteers to Help Parents During IEP Meetings
Jul 26, 2019

Disability Rights Nebraska is starting a project to train volunteers to help parents of students with disabilities to advocate for including their children in regular classes.

Carcinogens Found in Waste Tire Rubber Used for Playground Surfaces
Carcinogens Found in Waste Tire Rubber Used for Playground Surfaces
Jul 09, 2019

Crumb rubber or waste tire rubber mulch once promoted to be used in small children’s playgrounds is now known to contain carcinogens and irritants.