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House Education Panel Bans Nicotine Use in Schools

The Iowa House Education Committee has unanimously approved a bill banning the use of all nicotine products on school property, amid fears new smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products are easier for students to use. 

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Alaska Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday

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.

Wellness Program Reduces Employee Healthcare Costs

The School District of Manatee County (Fla.) has implemented a new wellness program.

Play Well, Learn Better

Stockton (Calif.) Unified School District promotes healthy recess activities to reduce chaos on the school yard and ultimately in the classroom.

Increasing Attendance Through Asthma Prevention

Superintendent Richard Middleton of San Antonio's (Texas) North East Independent School District knew that by increasing attendance rates his district would receive more state education funding.

Controlling Health Care Costs

Increasingly higher premiums in K12 districts are being offset in innovative ways.

The SIFication of America

Districts are streamlining a plethora of data seamlessly, helping them make better decisions.

Alternate Transportation Routes

Districts help the environment while saving money.