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Yes, Active Schools Make Smarter Schools: How Movement Enhances Teaching and Learning



Discover why physical activity should be a priority for schools principals, teachers, parents and students. Our guests explain why active schools are smarter schools and how to introduce more activity into your programs. @ActiveSchoolsUS @efranksnaesp @NAESP @bamradionetwork Charlene Burgeson is Executive Director of Active Schools, a national movement to make 60 minutes of before, during and after school physical activity the norm in our nation’s K-12 schools. Active Schools is a collective impact initiative driven by over 90 health, education and private sector partner organizations and 38,000 individuals (“champions”) affiliated with more than 23,000 schools that serve over 13 million students. Burgeson is a national leader for the promotion of children’s health and well-being through physical activity.