Nassau: Improving fitness and nutrition programs

Students at E.M. Baker School in Great Neck

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Students at E.M. Baker School in Great Neck practice jumping skills. Their district won a three-year grant from the federal education department for physical fitness and nutrition programs. (Credit: Handout)

Two Long Island school districts are among 56 nationwide that recently received funding to implement or improve physical fitness and nutrition programs.

The Great Neck and North Babylon school districts have been awarded $483,390 and $495,424, respectively, this school year through the U.S. Department of Education's Carl M. White Physical Education Program, which issues three-year grants....

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