For years, at some Hamilton County public schools, when a player is injured at practice or during a game, it has been the coaches who respond. Coaches often spend time taping ankles and wrists, applying ice and working through player injuries — things they have knowledge … [Read more...] about Hamilton County school board approves athletic trainer for every high school
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ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Most high school athletes, their parents and coaches can identify the possible effects of concussion, but only about one-third know that it is a brain injury. Those findings are outlined in a new Mayo Clinic study. Athletes were more likely than parents and … [Read more...] about What do high school athletes, their parents and coaches know about concussion?
DURHAM, N.C. -- Children who have been victims of violence are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation than their peers, according to a new study co-authored by a Duke scholar. Girls who had experienced childhood violence were 24 percent more likely to drop out, … [Read more...] about Study links child abuse, high school dropout
Teens often explore the world by tinkering with it. How can you channel that impulse and turn it into real engineering? Send them to Hacker High School. It’s not a real school, of course. The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM), a nonprofit technology … [Read more...] about Hacker High School
Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is known to improve survival of cardiac arrest; however, there is a disparate geographic variation in cardiac arrest survival and only a small number of the U.S. population is trained in CPR annually. According to the Institute for … [Read more...] about State of CPR education in US high schools