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.
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January 25, 2013
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.
November 29, 2012
Rather than their depression, behavior problems such as issues with attention, delinquency, and substance abuse hurt these students' grades.
November 27, 2012
About 1 in 15 people living in the United States who has HIV is 13 to 24 years old--and more than half of these young people don't know they have the disease, new CDC estimates show, and the agency says schools must work harder to prevent HIV's spread.
November 13, 2012
According to a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teenage girls demonstrated higher levels of anxiety when born into homes with stressed mothers.