Articles: Health & Wellness

A Strong Leader Touts Physical Fitness

EdVantages’ and Performance Academies’ founder stresses the values of fitness, as well as back to basics curriculum, to address the whole child.

South Texas District Makes Nutrition and Fitness a Priority to Reduce Diabetes

For several years, Superintendent Roel Gonzalez of the Rio Grande City Consolidated (Texas) Independent School District has taken responsibility not only for student learning but also for the health of each student.

LAUSD Launches Wellness Campaign—Are You "In"?

LAUSD's "I'm In" campaign promotes healthy lifestyles and invites districts locally and nationwide to join in the effort.

A Community Collaborates for Health

Somerville, Mass. is a model city where civic and educational leaders are creating a culture of healthy living for young residents.

Miami-Dade's 2012 Playbook for the New School Year

Alberto Carvalho's new line of products for the new school year include increased school choice, healthier food, and an emphasis on technology.

A Garden Grows in Brooklyn

The 500 preK-5 students at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s P.S. 216 elementary school are the first students in the city to experience an Edible Schoolyard program.

Starving for Recess

Elementary schools that buck tradition and place recess before lunch consistently report improvements in student nutrition and behavior.

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