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NEA HIN In The News

Recent Press Releases & News Clips About NEA HIN:


12 Dec 2013
Jim Bender Interviewed by National Geographic Education
NEA HIN Executive Director Jim Bender was interviewed about the affects of traumatic events on students


11 Jul 2013
NEA HIN Board Names Jim Bender As New Executive Director
NEA Health Information Network to Further Advance School Health and Safety Programs


28 Jun 2013
New Teacher Guide to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse By High School Students
NEA Health Information Network and Purdue Pharma L.P. Partner on Education Program


24 Jun 2013
National Education Association Health Information Network and Nestlé in the U.S. Expand Nutrition Education Partnership
New Edition of Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives to Offer Free Nutrition Resources for Upper Elementary School Grades 3-6, in Addition to Grades K-3


19 Jun 2013
NEA HIN Launches New School Safety Fund Jerald L. Newberry School Safety Fund to Help Educators
A new fund will strengthen the ability of a national nonprofit to deliver school safety programs and services directly to educators.


15 Apr 2013
Groups Weigh in on Proposed School Snack, Vending Rules
NEA HIN and more than 200,000 others raised their voice in support of healthy snacks and drinks in schools


12 Mar 2013
2013 State of Our Schools” Report from the Center for Green Schools at USGBC
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel supports immediate Examination of America’s School Facilities the


12 Feb 2013
NEA HIN Urges Educators to Push for Healthier School Snacks and Drinks
National Education Association Health Information Network helps school communities take action against childhood obesity


06 Feb 2013
Carrollton ES Breakfast Program To Be Featured in NEA Promotional Video
Carrollton Elementary School will be featured in a national promotional video for its implementation of the Breakfast in the Classroom “grab and go” model.


18 Dec 2012
New Project Aims to Empower NEA Members to Improve Snack Foods and Drinks in Schools
New Project Aims to Empower NEA Members to Improve Snack Foods and Drinks in Schools: NEA Health Information Network provides online resources


14 Dec 2012
NEA President: Education community shares Newtown’s grief and loss
A shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., today left at least 26 people dead, including 18 students. The shooting appears to be the nation’s second-deadliest school shooting; the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech University resulted in the deaths of 32 people.


12 Dec 2012
Denver students start the day strong with “Breakfast in the Classroom”
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Hancock recognizes success in providing “Breakfast in the Classroom."


05 Dec 2012
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Promotes NEA HIN Food Allergy Book
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) is pleased to be promoting, The Food Allergy Book - What School Employees Need to Know, a publication of the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN).


14 Nov 2012
Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of the Day
On November 14 a media event was held in Guilford County, NC to highlight the breakfast in the classroom program.


22 Oct 2012
Stakeholder Engagement Essential for Successful Breakfast in the Classroom Implementation
New commentary highlights the importance of strong stakeholder engagement in the successful implementation of Breakfast in the Classroom in high-need school districts.


25 Sep 2012
Breakfast in the Classroom Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Public Service
On Thursday, September 13, 2012, The Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter (PRSA – NCC) awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Public Service to The Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom.