Articles: Health & Wellness

Disney's Planet Challenge Heroes

In Disney's Planet Challenge, students nationwide are asked to identify an environmental issue in their local community and come up with a solution that they will manage and document from start to finish.

School Health Has Many Faces

Last year, Arkansas gave Springdale (Ark.) Public Schools an award for wide-ranging policies and educational programs that promote the health of students, their families, and school staff.

New Studies Renew Sex Education Debate

Two recent reports detailing rates of teenage pregnancy and sexual activity have renewed debate about abstinence-based sex education.

Recovery High Schools

These schools provide a safe haven for teenagers to stay clean and get back on track.

The New School Lunch

As part of a healthier school food movement, food service providers and district administrators find creative ways to provide better meals.

The Wholesome Chef

Jim Rowan, food service director of two northwest school districts, on feeding students quality meals

Controlling Health Care Costs

Increasingly higher premiums in K12 districts are being offset in innovative ways.

Districts Weigh Obesity Screening

Body mass index programs strive for healthier pupils, but their effectiveness remains uncertain.

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