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NEA HIN In The News

Recent Press Releases & News Clips About NEA HIN:

19 Nov 2014
National Education Association Health Information Network ensures more students are learning-ready with Breakfast in the Classroom
Seven states will benefit from grant funding from the Walmart Foundation to implement an innovative approach to the School Breakfast Program.

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).