February 12, 2013
National Education Association Health Information Network helps school communities take action against childhood obesity
December 18, 2012
In an effort to create healthier schools, the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) released new resources to help educators and other school employees advocate for changes that will limit the availability of junk foods and sugary beverages and give students more nutritious options.
December 16, 2012
A new study from fellow Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grantee Bridging the Gap, finds that state laws that create strong nutrition standards for snack foods and drinks sold in schools may reduce adolescent obesity.
July 10, 2012
The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) hosted more than fifty NEA state affiliate presidents and executive directors on June 28, 2012 to learn about a new project to improve state nutrition standards for snacks and beverages that are sold in schools via vending machines, school stores, fundraisers and cafeteria à la carte lines.
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