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Moving More at School: Increasing Physical Activity Before, During and After School - The resources on this site present the best evidence available about a variety of school-based strategies for promoting physical activity. They highlight health and policy implications to make changes that will help children be active before, during and after school. (Active Living Research, October 2012)...

Leadership for Healthy Communities Action Stategies Toolkit - A local and state leaders guide to strengthening physical activity and healthy eating opportunities for youth. This toolkit is a result of the collaborative efforts of 11 policymaker organizations, which represent public officials from the state and local levels of governance. For more than a year, representatives from these organizations have been engaged in a variety of activities including training leaders in strategies to promote healthy eating and active living policies; providing technical assistance to state and city-school teams; and working with rural policy-makers to identify strategies for promoting healthy eating and active living....

State School Healthy Policy Database - This database is intended to facilitate the sharing of school health improvement strategies and policy language across states. It is also designed to help state, district and school practitioners access their state's school health policies in one convenient location. A third purpose is to assist researchers and policy evaluators with tracking changes in policies across the nation. (National Association of State Boards of Education, 2010)...

Making It Happen! School Nutrition Success Stories - This Web site shares stories from 32 schools and school districts that have made innovative changes to improve the nutritional quality of all foods and beverages offered and sold on school campuses. These success stories illustrate the wide variety of approaches used to improve student nutrition. ...


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