Healthy Schools

Probably more than any setting outside the home, schools play a critical role in children's health. When we expand the availability of nutritious food and physical activity in schools, we are helping not just to reverse America's childhood obesity epidemic, but to provide children a strong foundation for learning and health throughout life.

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Playing Fair

Playing Fair

January 1, 2015 Journal Article
The old joke that recess is your favorite subject at school turns out to be quite serious. Research shows it contributes to physical well being, as well as improved academic achievement. Read the study about RWJF’s grantee, Playworks.

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