RWJF News Releases
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
January 17, 2013 | News Release
Requiring daily physical education in school could help young people be active for 23 minutes per day, according to a new study.
October 31, 2012 | News Release
The press release regarding the release of Out of Balance: A Look at Snack Foods in Secondary Schools Across the states, a report from the Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.
July 7, 2008 | News Release
More than 9 in 10 high schools sell foods and beverages in vending machines and a la carte.
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
October 16, 2014 | News Release
Easy-to-understand signs in stores showed calories in drinks—and how long it takes to burn the calories through exercise. The program led to teens purchasing fewer sugary beverages, even after the signs were removed.
Study Predicts Tax on Calories in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Reduce Consumption of Beverage Calories
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
June 13, 2011 | News Release
President Bill Clinton to announce Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant renewal, honor 275 high-performing schools at the Healthy Schools Forum.
January 12, 2011 | News Release
Healthy Schools Program provides free expert advice and resources to schools in all 50 states as they work to prevent childhood obesity.