Health & Wellness

10/18/2011

10/18/2011

Bullying has grabbed national attention recently, especially in light of several recent suicides of youths and young adults that are being attributed to bullying. CNN aired a special series on bullying last week.

10/18/2011

No cupcakes here! An Illinois school is shaping a healthier future for their students and is determined to fight obesity. Everyone goes to the gym — every day.

10/17/2011

10/17/2011

Many are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

10/11/2011

10/11/2011

If you’re a teenager in the Fox Valley hoping to learn about condom use and other contraceptives, you’d better hope you attend a school outside of Oswego.

10/7/2011

10/7/2011

Bullying took the limelight in an emotional meeting Tuesday when the Litchfield school board unanimously endorsed a new district policy that specifically prohibits harassment based on sexual preference.

10/6/2011

10/6/2011

In January of 2010, an elementary school teacher decided to eat school lunch every day for a year and write about it anonymously as Mrs. Q. on her blog, Fed Up With Lunch.

10/5/2011

10/5/2011

As part of an effort to combat school bullying, the Stillwater school district is holding a series of events this week to make students and faculty aware of the problem and its effects.

10/4/2011

10/4/2011

The new vending machine sat unnoticed as students rushed past its baby carrots, yogurt smoothies and hummus to neighbors dispensing Snapple, Doritos, Goldfish and Cheez-It. The lunch period was nearly over before a potential customer stopped to check out its offerings. No sale.

10/4/2011

Hawaii will soon become the first state in the nation to call surfing an official high school sport.

10/4/2011

In today’s world of public education, a child’s academic success and future prospects for happiness are determined by two narrow measures: their math and reading scores.

10/3/2011

10/3/2011

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School, supported by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ Safe Routes to School Program, SEARHC, and the Juneau Police Department, will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday.

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