RWJF News Releases
September 8, 2014 | News Release
The majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all all school foods and beverages. Learn more from the Pew Charitable Trusts, American Heart Association, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation poll.
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.