This February marks the third anniversary of Let's Move!, the campaign against child obesity that was developed by First Lady Michelle Obama.
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February 26, 2013
February 20, 2013
A new study shows that children will snack in response to stress, even if they're not hungry.
February 07, 2013
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
February 01, 2013
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.
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 16, 2013
In many school districts, more than 90 percent of schools that serve lunch to low-income students now serve breakfast at school, too, new data show.
December 11, 2012
Student engagement, students' perception of safety at school, and their health played a role in their performance on international tests.
December 10, 2012
To address one of schools' chief complaints, caps on the grain and protein in school meals have been lifted for now.
December 07, 2012
Middle schoolers in prime physical shape outperform their overweight peers on tests and grades, new research says.
November 21, 2012
A Frontline documentary offers a wrenching account of the impacts of poverty on three American families and their young children.