Articles: Health & Wellness

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.

Addressing Food Allergies

Clear procedures help K12 administrators deal with this escalating problem in schools.

Stopping MRSA

Consistent simple procedures can keep this communicable disease at bay.

Suicide Prevention and Schools

Prevention programs must receive the endorsement of administrators and boards of education.

Self-Injury

How to understand and help students who engage in this behavior

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