Health & Wellness

1/17/2013

1/17/2013

Centennial School District soon will house the first School-Based Health Center in Multnomah County without a Portland address, a project linked to the health reform goals of President Obama and Gov. John Kitzhaber.

1/17/2013

New cafeteria offerings were met with nods and smiles as well as a few shakes and grimaces at the Jessamine County school district’s first food fair Friday.

1/15/2013

1/15/2013

A Massachusetts high school has will enact a new policy that allows trained members of his administrative team to perform a breathalyzer test if a student is suspected of being intoxicated during a school event or during the school day.

1/15/2013

Utah educators will begin to use the same strategy at all schools, looking for ways to prevent the growing number of teen suicides.

1/14/2013

1/14/2013

A new nationwide survey of parents commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress and released today finds that 75 percent of parents say shielding children from violence is difficult.

1/10/2013

1/10/2013

The Newtown Board of Education is likely to seek a more concrete commitment from the town and the Police Department to maintain the minimum two-officers-per-school police coverage that's been in place since the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

1/10/2013

There's an outbreak of whooping cough among school-age children in the north Cascades town of Winthrop.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

Now that some time has passed since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., perhaps it is time to reflect on what actions our schools might look forward to in 2013 and beyond.

1/9/2013

Quincy Public School officials say they are taking precautions as we head into the peak of flu season.

1/8/2013

1/8/2013

Childhood obesity rates are declining in West Virginia as schools focus on improving nutrition and increasing physical activity, according to a statewide screening program.

1/8/2013

Results just released from a national survey of K–12 principals offers new insight about how educators view the issue of bullying and how to address it in schools.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013

Co-written by 8-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock, Gangster Redemption truly is the life story of a ‘Goodfella’ turned ‘good guy’ who gets his life back on track to help and inspire others. His riveting story has it all; the millions he made from robberies, prison torture, the New York mafia, and much more.

1/7/2013

Gardens, morning jogs and healthier vending machines are all part of the Alachua County school district’s effort to promote healthy living, and two elementary schools have been nationally recognized for the effort.

1/3/2013

1/3/2013

An area church rallied outside the Onslow County Courthouse and the Onslow County School Board building this week, on a mission to put prayer back in schools.

1/2/2013

1/2/2013

In the face of more poverty and fewer resources, schools have become hubs for charitable programs, where churches, government agencies and charities deliver donations and services directly to children.

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