healthy schools

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

The New School Lunch

As part of a healthier school food movement, food service providers and district administrators find creative ways to provide better meals.

Districts Weigh Obesity Screening

Body mass index programs strive for healthier pupils, but their effectiveness remains uncertain.

Stopping MRSA

Consistent simple procedures can keep this communicable disease at bay.