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Chicago Public Schools Expands “Healthy CPS” Initiative With New Healthy Snack and Beverage Policy



Press release announcing that the Chicago school board will be presented with a policy aimed at reducing unhealthy foods in Chicago public schools. Explains all aspects of the policy, including regulations on celebratory ...

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Chicago Public Schools, Office of Local School Council Relations



Being part of a School Council, is one way to get involved with curbing the childhood obesity epidemic. Contact Chicago's Public Schools Office of Local School Council Relations to see how community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, agencies, and city departments can collaborate to advance safety and well-being, both in and outside the school. ...

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Childhood Health Program Grants



A bill proposing a Childhood Health Program Grant to support programs for health, fitness, and obesity prevention, authored by Texas House Rep. Richard Raymond. ...

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Chula Vista — a joint use success story



Thanks to a joint use agreement between Chula Vista High School and a local soccer organization, children have been able to use the field during after school hours for more than 20 years! The partnership between the soccer league and the school has been beneficial to both parties and has facilitated a cost effective way for thousands of children to participate in physical activity. ...

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Chula Vista — una historia de éxito del uso compartido



The Spanish version the Chula Vista Joint Use Success story, which describes the success of a joint use agreement which has in been in place at Chula Vista High for over 20 years. ...

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CicLAvia New Route Announced



A new CicLAvia route will be opened for the April 21, 2013 CicLAvia. The new route will be about 15 miles long and extend the course to the beach. ...

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CLOCC Blueprint



The Consotrium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children, CLOCC, released this blueprint in hopes to create a healthier generation of children in ...

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‘Cobb school blazes trail in promoting students’ health’



Georgia is currently ranked number 2 in the nation for childhood obesity--but thanks to parents like Natalie Rogers and school principals like Martha Whalen, students at Sope Creek elementary now receive an extra 20-30 minutes of physical activity, everyday before beginning with their academic coursework. Rogers, a fitness enthusiast, worked together with the school's P.E. teacher to create cardio routines for the students. The program is not madatory but the added minutes of physical activity has helped to improve students' attention spans and students now take less time to complete their work. Rogers also worked to improve to the school's lunch menu. The additional physical activity time at Sope Creek is an example of a low cost program, that is not difficult to implement. Therefore, ...

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Colonias FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)



The Texas Secretary of State's webpage describing colonias and the challenges faced by residents living in these predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods. ...

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