Healthy Schools

To help you take your school wellness efforts to the next level during the 2016-2017 school year, we compiled a list of some of our most popular resources to add to your summer reading list. This “homework assignment” is a fun one, and one that can have many benefits for your school community during the next school year and beyond.

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For the past several months, the fate of school nutrition standards for tens of thousands of schools nationwide has been uncertain as the Child Nutrition Act awaits reauthorization from Congress. The Alliance’s Healthy Schools Program has worked with more than 31,000 of these schools to implement the nutrition standards required by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which included adding more fruits and vegetables, increasing whole grain-rich products, and reducing sodium at breakfast, lunch and snack time.

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Kids are wasting less and eating healthier - let's keep it that way. Read More
5 test tips to help your students perform at their best this testing season. Read More
Tips from a PE Teacher: Moving More and Raising Scores Read More
A new tool to help improve your local wellness policy in advance of new requirements. Read More
NBA all-star makes a surprise visit to celebrate health with students. Read More
Professional BMX biker Nigel Sylvester reflects on his visit to encourage students to live healthier. Read More
Professional BMX rider Nigel Sylvester is visiting students in NYC to celebrate health. Read More

The New Look of School Lunch

Back to School

This year when kids go back to school, they will enjoy healthier meals and snacks. Here’s what to expect. Read More
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