Exercise Bill Aims at Health of Youngest Students | Southern Education Desk
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Louisiana’s youngest students may soon be obligated to exercise.
Toddlers at Volunteers of America's
Head Start Program
Alexis Bright’s daughter turns two in May – she also has a son who soon will be a year old. Bright says obligating daycares to promote an active lifestyle is good for her children.
“Yeah, I think it gets the blood flowing and pumping it faster and that allows them to pay attention more, because they’re ready to focus. They’ve done what they wanted to do – they’ve had fun and now they’re focused and they’re up and ready. Just like when we’re tired in the morning, when we get going we’re ready for the day – so I think it’s a good thing. I’m excited.”