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Dec 17th 08:20:29 AM

NIOST New Results!

By Kathleen Tullie, Founder and Executive Director, BOKS

NIOST (National Institute on Out-of-School Time) concluded a longitudinal evaluation of BOKS and the results are mind blowing!

NIOST conducted a study in five elementary schools in Natick, MA with a focus on BOKS with over 400 grade K-2 participants. The study examined and document child-level learning related, social, nutrition knowledge, and physical activity outcomes associated with participation in BOKS over time. Findings from this three year study strengthen the argument that physical activity can position children to be more ready for learning! 

BOKS really does ROCK! Read the full article HERE

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