Every Kid in a Park

Every Kid in a Park

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 150 , Segment 4

Episode: Supreme Court, Forgiveness, Western Europe, Eritrea

  • Oct 1, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 12:36 mins

Guest: Julia Washburn, Education Lead for the Every Kid in a Park Team  The average kid in America spends 8 to 10 hours a week looking at a screen. The White House has a new program hoping to get some kids to put down the tablet or phone and focus on the world around them. It’s called the Every Kid in a Park Initiative. Families with fourth graders are able to receive a free pass allowing them access to federal lands and waters for a full year.

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