ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As New York students return to public
schools this year, some will find themselves asked to step up to
Legislation passed in 2007 goes into effect this month,
requiring public schools outside of New York City to collect and
report a summary of students' weights and body mass indexes as part
of an effort to combat childhood obesity.
"Whatever you can measure, you can improve," said Dr. Richard
Daines, the state health commissioner. "By requiring...Full Story