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Weight report card to curb obesity?

Posted by: 2UE | 7 December, 2012 - 11:06 AM
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Obesity experts have cast doubt on an idea to include a child's weight on their primary school report card. Renowned Professor David Penington has made the suggestion, as a way of tackling the obesity crisis.

Professor Penington led the country's successful response to the AIDS epidemic.

He says the inclusion could spark a discussion between parents and teachers about health eating habits and exercise.

But psychologists claim the move could lead to further bullying in the school-yard.

hool report card. Renowned Professor David Penington has made the suggestion, as a way of tackling the obesity crisis.

 

Professor Penington led the country's successful response to the AIDS epidemic.

 

He says the inclusion could spark a discussion between parents and teachers about health eating habits and exercise.

 

But psychologists claim the move could lead to further bullying in the school-yard.


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