NEA HIN In The News
Recent Press Releases & News Clips About NEA HIN:
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 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.
05 Sep 2012
IMPAQ’s President Elected to Lead National Education Association Health Information Network Board of Directors
Dr. Cary Sennett begins new term as President of NEA HIN's Board of Directors.
23 Aug 2012
Survey: Three Out Of Five U.S. Teachers See Hunger In Classroom
Teachers Say Hunger Hurts Learning, School Breakfast Is Vital; “The saddest are the children who cry when we get out early for a snow day because they won’t get lunch”
22 Aug 2012
Ten New School Districts Welcome Back Students With Breakfast In The Classroom
Expanded Breakfast Program Goes “Back to School” to Provide More Than 70,000 Students Across the Nation with a Healthy Morning Meal
14 Aug 2012
New Study Links Healthier Weight in Children With Strict Laws on School Snacks
A new study finds that state laws that create strong nutrition standards for snack foods and drinks sold in schools may reduce adolescent obesity.
26 Jul 2012
Smart eats: Knox teachers trained on Breakfast in the Classroom program
Knox County Schools in Knoxville, TN is one of 10 schools districts chosen to receive grant funding, from the Walmart Foundation, to increase the number of students participating in the school breakfast program.
16 Jul 2012
Free Resource Available to Help Schools Prevent Spread of Stomach Illnesses
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) and The NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) are partnering to promote NEA HIN’s The Stomach Bug Book - What School Employees Need to Know.
10 Jul 2012
NEA Health Information Network Hosts Healthy School Food Advocacy Event in DC
NEA Health Information Network Hosts Healthy School Food Advocacy Event in Washington, DC: Leaders from NEA state affiliates learn about policies to ensure only healthy snack foods and beverages are sold in schools
03 Jul 2012
National Health Association HIN Honors Adam Tenner of Metro TeenAIDS
Leading advocate to be presented with Ryan White Award for Service to Prevent HIV/AIDS
02 Jul 2012
NEA HIN, Purdue Pharma release Rx for Understanding
Partnership Aims to Prevent Students from Misusing Prescription Drugs
29 Jun 2012
NEA HIN Celebrates 25th Anniversary
NEA HIN is celebrating 25 years of making schools healthier and safer.