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More Schools Including Weight, BMI On Report Cards

Forget the familiar A, B and C on your child’s report card — the new letters to look out for could be B, M and I.Sending students home with a “weight grade” has been a growing trend over the past few years, with several U.S. states adopting…

Forget the familiar A, B and C on your child’s report card — the new letters to look out for could be B, M and I.

Sending students home with a “weight grade” has been a growing trend over the past few years, with several U.S. states adopting policies to list a BMI calculation on children’s school report cards, often with exercise or nutrition tips to help parents keep kids on track. And now Malaysia has just passed a countrywide policy to include a BMI score alongside the typical academic marks.

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