Health & Wellness

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

At 7:30 a.m., the halls at Murrayville Elementary mimic a tiny city. Backpack-laden students flow in all directions, with teachers stationed along the way to direct and redirect as needed.

10/5/2012

10/5/2012

Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions donated school supplies to local Denver school children via Denver Kids, Inc. this month.

10/5/2012

Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge is a student leadership program, created by the Lift a Life Foundation and the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by launching a service-learning project that solves hunger issues.

10/3/2012

10/3/2012

The number of low-income children who receive breakfast in New Jersey schools each day has dramatically increased, according to a new report released today, but the state still lags far behind nationally.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

In conjunction with Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Adventure to Fitness has announced the launch of their new website, which they say will make their program even more accessible for the 45,000-plus network of teachers already using the program, plus reveal some never-before-seen-features.

10/1/2012

The Hartley Elementary lunch trays were full of color Wednesday.

9/26/2012

9/26/2012

As students settle into the new school year, they're finding more local food on their lunch trays, more nutrition and agriculture-related topics in their curriculum and more gardens in the schoolyard thanks, in part, to the "Farm to School" movement.

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

Two schools districts in Oregon are among a growing number of districts nationwide using random drug tests in middle school.

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

Two Iredell County principals are having to calm parents after a rumor on Facebook went rampant about lollipops, drugs and hospitalized students.

9/20/2012

A central Texas school district is making an extra effort to stop bullying.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

With new federal guidelines dictating what is served at school cafeterias during lunch time, school districts all over the country have reworked their menus to accommodate the new rules.

9/19/2012

The Beaufort mother who has petitioned the Beaufort County School District to put cameras on school buses says she will now look to the courts to keep her children from being bullied.

9/14/2012

9/14/2012

A detailed presentation on how the Upper Dublin School District Food Service is faring in its attempt to serve more healthy foods dominated the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

9/11/2012

9/11/2012

Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts, an Associated Press analysis has found, and not even the recent re-emergence of whooping cough has halted the downward trajectory of vaccinations among these students.

9/11/2012

This year, Boston public schools have begun providing free breakfasts to all students in every school, regardless of family income, as part of a push to ensure that all schoolchildren eat healthfully and receive the nutrition they need to stay alert throughout the day.

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