Health & Wellness

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

A Montreal teacher has been suspended after showing pupils a video said to show the murder of a Chinese student.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

He steered into the high school parking lot, clicked off the ignition and scanned the scraps of his recent weeks. Crinkled chip bags on the dashboard. Soda cups at his feet. And on the passenger seat, a rumpled SAT practice book whose owner had been told since fourth grade he was headed to the Ivy League. Pencils up in 20 minutes.

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

A new study released by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and America’s Promise Alliance erases any doubt how schools factor in determining if students become teen parents.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

Schools may be closed for summer vacation, but they aren't getting a break from funding cuts. In fact, lawmakers in many state capitals aren't arguing over whether to trim education funding, but how much to cut.

6/6/2012

6/6/2012

The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that leaped into the news earlier this year.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Comprehensive hand hygiene program gives students and teachers the tools needed to achieve a healthy, productive classroom.

5/17/2012

5/17/2012

Higher levels of education in the U.S. correlate with longer life expectancy and less obesity, according to the government’s annual health report.

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law the controversial bill that would ban teachers from discussing any so-called gateway sexual activity in sex education courses.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

Following a controversial state ban on bake sales in schools, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a budget amendment Wednesday that would allow individual cities and towns to decide whether they wish to prevent the sale of sweets during the school day.

5/11/2012

Remember school lunches? Some of it was good -- the cookies, sometimes the pizza, mostly the items that would make any self-respecting nutritionist cringe. But in the past 15 years or so, schools have come under fire for serving a hot mess of carbs, salt, and too many trans fats.

5/11/2012

Six high school students from the Chicago Vocational Career Academy were scheduled to serve Congress a lunch Thursday that featured chicken raised without antibiotics, just like much of the chicken now on the menu in public schools back home.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) today released actionable policy recommendations focused on supporting schools in addressing health and wellness in order to improve student learning and achievement.

4/27/2012

4/27/2012

What's bugging you Mid-Michigan? Some local parents say EpiPens not being required in all schools is what's bugging them.

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