healthy schools

Starving for Recess

Elementary schools that buck tradition and place recess before lunch consistently report improvements in student nutrition and behavior.

Preventing Bedbug Infestations

Bed bugs are a continuing problem in urban districts across the country.

Teenage Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse

All school personnel should be educated on the warning signs and symptoms.

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.

School Health Has Many Faces

Last year, Arkansas gave Springdale (Ark.) Public Schools an award for wide-ranging policies and educational programs that promote the health of students, their families, and school staff.

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.

Companies Seize Swine Flu Opportunity

New products with a new flu angle

The Feud Over Food

The truth about the school lunch wars.

Online Learning Industry Spurred On by H1N1

Schools prepare for virus outbreak with at home learning resources

The Wholesome Chef

Jim Rowan, food service director of two northwest school districts, on feeding students quality meals

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