Health & Wellness

4/8/2013

4/8/2013
By launching an on-site health clinic for employees, the Green Bay Area Public School District has cut costs for itself - as well as for teachers and their dependents covered by district health insurance. And the West Bend School District is on the verge of taking the same step.

4/4/2013

4/4/2013
Officials from Naperville North and Central high schools say marijuana use has become "rampant," and they would like to be more proactive.

4/1/2013

4/1/2013
More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.

3/28/2013

3/28/2013
While the EIRC instituted a pilot program with a few Comcast advertisements on Atlantic County and Camden school buses last September, this is the first major launch of a long-term advertising contract. Sahara Sam’s ads will be on the buses for a total of 14 months.

3/27/2013

3/27/2013
State legislators are considering a bill that could help children during school hours.

3/21/2013

3/21/2013
Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.
3/21/2013
In a release Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education says the spike in low-income students and those with limited English has led to increased costs for school districts.
3/21/2013
The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, a program developed by the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs under the direction of Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. David Just, is a grassroots effort to equip school lunchrooms with simple and little to no cost tools that will improve child eating behaviors and thus improve the health of children.

3/14/2013

3/14/2013
High school student representatives addressed members of the Elmbrook School Board on Tuesday to pitch a tough sell: leaving school early.

3/13/2013

3/13/2013
The Fulton County School System was one of only 25 school systems in the state to be awarded the "Golden Radish" for its commitment to serving locally grown foods in its school cafeterias over the past two years.

3/8/2013

3/8/2013
Parents, staff and students from school districts across the state — Trenton, Camden, Irvington, Gloucester City — shared horror stories of broken windows, collapsing roofs and choking mold in dilapidated schools at a meeting yesterday of the state Schools Development Authority.

3/1/2013

3/1/2013
A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country. Which bathroom should be used by a child who identifies as a different gender from his or her body? Where's the line between accommodation and discrimination? At what point is a child old enough for that to even be an issue?

2/28/2013

2/28/2013
A lengthy discussion at the Tuesday, Feb. 26, Board of Education meeting centered on a presentation in relation to exempting high school athletes from physical education classes.

2/22/2013

2/22/2013
School district representatives from across the country are convening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, taking part in a first-ever symposium hosted by the Broward Stonewall Education Project (BSEP).

2/21/2013

2/21/2013
Recent drug busts and overdose arrests have a lot of people in the Westmoreland County area on edge.

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