Health & Wellness

7/18/2012

7/18/2012

You can start to say goodbye to mystery meat at school cafeterias.

7/18/2012

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced Monday that 267 schools in Illinois will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2012-13 school year.

7/18/2012

Mississippi has a major obesity epidemic and the state is fighting back - starting with children.

7/12/2012

7/12/2012

The funding resulted from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing Assembly bill A8114 and Senate Bill S5513 exempting the district from a reduction in state aid due to extraordinary and unique circumstances which caused the school district to be in session only one day less than the required 180 days during the 20102011 school year.

The MonroeWoodbury Central School District received $155,000 in restored state aid on June 28.

7/10/2012

7/10/2012

The ACLU is challenging same gender education programs in public school systems stating it deprives equal educational opportunities.

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

It's lunchtime at McKinley Elementary School in San Diego, and the kitchen is filled with the aroma of chicken teriyaki and hamburgers. But there are no pots or cooking utensils in sight. An industrial four-burner stove sits idle.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

Calls were more than a quarter of all 911 calls from schools. 17 students a day sent to the emergency room with emotional problems.

6/28/2012

6/28/2012

When parents send children to school or camp, they may worry about many things, from bullies to bus accidents. But unauthorized sunscreen use?

6/27/2012

6/27/2012

The federal government is slated to come up with rules governing the food sold at school that’s not part of the regular meals.

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

A pro-abstinence sex education law enacted recently in Tennessee has critics warning that it will fail to check the state's teen pregnancy rate, as supporters stand their ground on the need for barring explicit sex education.

6/26/2012

 

Drew Brees knows he has a dangerous job. The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

The American Medical Association wants schools to include a yearly curriculum aimed at preventing obesity for public school kids and teens.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

A Brooklyn public school building that had leaking light fixtures will be moved to the top of the list of schools with PCB problems, and the city will replace its lighting very soon, city officials said last week.

6/20/2012

Chase Wilson Education is pleased to announce the release of a new comprehensive Anti-Bullying Curriculum, The Building Blocks of HIB: Bullying Redefined for teachers, counselors and administrators.

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