A new study on the medical consequences of the popular Cinnamon Challenge shows more proof that schools can add valuable context to cultural trends.
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April 22, 2013
April 19, 2013
The physical, psychological, and health costs of schools seeking commercial sponsorships may harm students more than help them, according to a new study.
April 15, 2013
The USDA received thousands of comments on its proposed regulations for foods and drinks sold in vending machines, school stores, and a la carte lunch lines.
April 10, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are about 535,000 children ages 1 to 5 nationwide who have elevated blood levels, which can have an effect on academic achievement.
April 09, 2013
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack successfully lobbied Congress to preserve money for meat inspecting by letting him cut money from a program to upgrade school kitchens.
April 08, 2013
Researchers found that a smaller share of students who received free or reduced-price lunches that had to meet higher nutritional standards were overweight than among students who did not eat school lunches.
April 04, 2013
In part driven by a federal grant program, more states are measuring schools' nonacademic attributes, including school climate and students' health.
April 03, 2013
Having two babies so young makes it difficult for young women to attend school, get jobs, and deliver healthy babies.
April 02, 2013
A new study of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program finds that it succeeds in getting kids to eat more fresh produce.
March 25, 2013
Students randomly tested for alcohol in middle school seem less likely to drink and use drugs during those middle grades, and they are less likely to drink when they get older.