Walking to School Could Improve Your Kid's Test Scores

Community Leader
Registered: 06-27-2006
Walking to School Could Improve Your Kid's Test Scores
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Mon, 08-01-2011 - 2:06pm

If school is more than a couple of blocks away, it’s tempting to pack the kids in the car and drive, especially when you’re running late (often!) or the weather's cold. But a new study shows that when kids walk or ride their bikes to school, they may do better in class.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 02-08-2011
Interesting theory and it makes a lot of sense. My only issue with this is that I don't ever let my boys walk to school alone. Call me paranoid, but it makes me very nervous. They ride the bus to school and I usually pick them up each day.
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Community Leader
Registered: 06-27-2006

No, I don't think you're paranoid, just safe. These days, I would be unwilling to let my little ones walk.