Amid the rancorous education policy debates in Washington and elsewhere, it’s easy to miss some genuinely feel-good stories about good stuff in education. Well I found one today in … where else… the sports page of the Washington Post by a usually cynical sports writer. Check it out here. It’s all about some good things happening at the US Department of Education focusing smartly both  on physical fitness and on literacy.  Read it and be moved … so to speak.