RWJF News Releases
September 8, 2014 | News Release
Poll from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the American Heart Association and RWJF says the majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
May 29, 2014 | News Release
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, RWJF president and CEO, released a statement on school meals standards. Providing healthy food in schools can help young people eat a healthier diet.
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.
September 30, 2013 | News Release
Ninety-four percent of school districts expected to meet updated federal standards for lunches by the end of 2012-13 academic year.
May 14, 2013 | News Release
Randomized controlled trial of popular recess program shows widespread benefits, including less bullying, more physical activity, and more time for teaching.
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.
August 6, 2012 | News Release
Sports drinks, other sugary beverages still widely available.