The changes are parallel to shifts in USDA rules about school meals that took effect this school year and would exempt occasional fundraising events such as bake sales.
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January 29, 2013
The guide affirms CDC's recommendations that boys and girls be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the virus associated with cancers of the cervix and regions of the genitals, among other types.
January 28, 2013
Some of the barriers to treatment are missed opportunities by schools, parents, and medical providers to address prevention and early identification of mental health disorders.
January 25, 2013
The Niskayuna school district said that although the district has worked hard to implement the new standards students responded very poorly to the revamped meals.
January 24, 2013
Asthma has been linked to higher rates of school absenteeism, and from there to lower grades and test scores, although it may not be the sole reason behind low student achievement.
January 08, 2013
A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.
December 31, 2012
In this space, we've tried to bring you the latest news about student engagement, school climate, discipline, and student health and nutrition. We hope we've succeeded.
December 11, 2012
Student engagement, students' perception of safety at school, and their health played a role in their performance on international tests.
December 03, 2012
An updated version of the federally produced guide addresses how parents can address the drug-related issues their kids face now.
November 30, 2012
Cigarette smoking among 12- to 17-year-olds dropped from 2002 to 2010 in 41 states; but nearly 20 percent of high school seniors report smoking hookah.