At Achievement First Endeavor Middle School, students who get low scores on their homework (below 70 percent) must "redo" their assignments during lunch.
Dr. Thomas Farley, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health Mental Hygiene, discusses a recent report that shows the first ever decline in childhood obesity in New York, and the news that the city is at an record low for infant mortality.
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