Health & Wellness

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

Schoolscapes is bringing its unique and innovative approach to schoolyard play and to learning in the outdoor classrooms of the U.S. and Canada.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

Lean finely textured beef, the low-cost ammonia-treated beef additive with the unappetizing nickname “pink slime,” will be out of some area school cafeterias next school year.

4/13/2012

As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about.

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

4/12/2012

A new study was released by the Centers for Disease Control ranking states for teen pregnancy rates.

4/9/2012

4/9/2012

What began as a pilot program in Hall and two other Georgia school districts to get more more locally grown produce on school menus has now expanded to include 14 school systems in the state.

4/6/2012

4/6/2012

There's been little progress in recent years in boosting the number of American secondary schools that teach students how to prevent pregnancy and protect themselves against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

The CyberBully Hotline offers students an anonymous, two-way means to report bullying or cyberbullying, providing students with a way to stop bullying.

3/30/2012

3/30/2012

The Maine Department of Education said it will no longer buy beef that contains Lean Finely Textured Beef, a cheap beef product known in the meat industry as "pink slime." It is used to bulk up hamburger patties and other ground beef products.

3/29/2012

3/29/2012

ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced that Byrne Creek Secondary School in British Columbia, is the 2012 winner of the association’s Vision in Action: The ASCD Whole Child Award. 

3/21/2012

3/21/2012

Salem's school superintendent says boneless lean beef trimmings, also known as "pink slime," are probably being served in Salem school lunches, but he doesn't think there is any health risk to students.

3/21/2012

New rules now in place in at Georgia high schools will affect every summer football practice.

3/16/2012

3/16/2012

Wisconsin lawmakers have approved controversial measures to block the state's new health insurance exchange from covering abortions and require sex education classes to emphasize abstinence as the preferred method of birth control.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Students eating in Cobb County school cafeterias next year will see healthier meal options, but at a higher cost.

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

The Utah Legislature has passed a controversial bill mandating an abstinence-only sex education curriculum for Utah public schools or allows schools to drop the subject altogether.

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