News in Review The Sioux Lookout Solution: ​Playing ​Hockey Not Hookey

News in Review The Sioux Lookout Solution: ​Playing ​Hockey Not Hookey

There are big problems in Canada’s remote northern communities keeping kids in school. Many drop out, turning instead to alcohol, drugs or worse. Recently, one school board in northwestern Ontario came up with a solution to get kids engaged. It made hockey a part of the physical education curriculum. Dubbed the “Hockey Academy,” the program is now in three schools and appears to be making a difference with 22 out of 23 kids who participated in the first year graduating.​

  • 2017
  • 00:13:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/20/2017
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