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Do Kindergartners Really Need 30 Minutes of Homework a Night?

Do kindergartners really need homework? If you polled most Americans, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Yet a 2015 study found that Ameri...

Should American High Schools Have Nap Time?

Sleep is essential to maximizing your potential as a human. More sleep makes us smarter, more motivated, more charismatic, stronger, faster, more coor...

How Exam Weeks Greatly Increase an Athlete's Risk of Injury

With the school year nearing its conclusion, final exams are a major hurdle for student-athletes. While no one's ever mistaken finals for a pleasan...

What Counts as Play? 5 Criteria of the Most Vital Activity for Kids

Kids don't play nearly as much as they used to. This might sound odd to some, as many are confused by what actually constitutes "play." Kids are st...

Austin Ekeler Reveals How 'Positive Peer Pressure' in High School Helped Propel Him to Greatness

Austin Ekeler is an athletic marvel. When Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn recently dubbed Ekeler the strongest guy on the team, he was...