Content tagged "implement school wellness policies"

News You can Use: Tips for Your School Newsletter

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 15, 2017

School newsletters are an effective way to communicate all kinds of information to families in your school or district.  Newsletters are a great place to...

How to Find a Copy of My Student’s School Local Wellness Policy

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 11, 2016

Because schools play such an important role in your student’s wellness, Local School Wellness Policies (LWPs) can be a great resource to understand how...

Managing Food Allergies in Schools

Food allergies in children are on the rise. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) estimates that about 6 % of children have a...

How Administrators Can Utilize a Local Wellness Policy to Its Full Potential

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 16, 2016

Local School Wellness Policies (LWPs) can be an easy and effective way to make your school a healthier environment.  After the passage of the 2004 Child...

How to Engage Parents in School Wellness Policies and Action Plans

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 06, 2015

Parents can be key players in school wellness efforts.  From wellness committee membership to volunteering at one-time events, parents provide valuable...

Creative Ways to Advertise & Generate Interest in Your School’s Local Wellness Policy (LWP)

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Kate Hoy, Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition ProgramsSmarter Lunchroom Movement 

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