Friday, August 7, 2009

Peaceful Playgrounds Nationally Rated "Best in Class"



A panel of experts representing 27 national organizations and government agencies gave the Peaceful Playgrounds Physical Activity Program their highest rating of excellent! Their Best in Class Award noted the program brought about "whole school change."

Action for Healthy Kids

National experts rated excellent! Peaceful Playgrounds addresses a number of national standards. "Their rapid expansion attests that the approach is both practical and a realistic intervention for schools interested in this cost effective childhood obesity intervention that gets kids moving."

Peaceful Playgrounds (PPP) is a school based physical activity program with the goals and research support that has shown an increase children's physical activity level, decrease in bullying and decrease in playground injuries.