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December 9, 2008 | News Release
New poll reveals that parents see school playground as key to helping kids stay physically active, focused in the classroom.
November 2, 2012 | New Public Health Post
The use of school-based health services has gained momentum and recognition across the United States as a unique tool in the fight to prevent poor outcomes in both health and education, especially among vulnerable populations. When last surveyed in ...
September 12, 2013 | News Release
RWJF commissioned the independent research firm, RTI International to evaluate Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships. Students in study reported changes in attitudes and behaviors linked to the prevention of TDV.
July 17, 2013 | News Release
Grants to spread impact of programs that strengthen connections to education, employment, and good health.
October 29, 2010 | News Release
Dr. Toni Yancey, author and UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity co-director, discusses the positive impact of physical activity at Play On 2010 conference.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Institute of Medicine recommends that children expend 50 percent of their daily energy while in school. This study investigated associations between physical education requirements, physical activity, and body weight using a nationally representative sample of U.S. students
September 24, 2009 | News Release
Education initiative from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Playworks would reclaim 100,000 hours of lost class time at low-income schools.
October 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Changing the national conversation about how to improve American public schools—and the importance of play to children’s ability to learn.
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper looks at the issues of obesity, race and gender, and determines whether school environment influences body mass index (BMI) and whether the racial and gender context one grows up in may also end up affecting BMI.
August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers