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North Carolina’s New ECE Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards

Congratulations, North Carolina! 

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New Tools & Resources Available from Voices for Healthy Kids!

Have you see the newest resources added to the Voices for Healthy Kids issue based Toolkits? Voices for Healthy Kids is constantly working to provide the best tools to help drive change in communities across the country.

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Administrator Support is Essential to Create Healthier Out-of-School Time Environments

“Students perform better and are happier when they are healthy. Afterschool programs can provide a community to instill these habits in kids,” said Skyler Quintero, program director of the New Orleans College Prep afterschool program.

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Providence Strives for Healthier Children
October 26, 2017

The evidence is clear that healthier schools positively influence the long-term health of students and improve academic achievement. The Providence District Wellness Committee is a collaborative, community-school advisory group that works to foster a healthy school environment so that students and staff can thrive. 

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NLC Publishes Report on Advancing Education & Health Through the Community

The National League of Cities published an executive summary from its Mayor's Institute on Advancing Education and Health through the Community Schools Strategy, which highlights "ways in which mayors and city leaders are working at the intersection of education and health to improve outcomes for students." 

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NCCOR launches Youth Compendium of Physical Activities
October 26, 2017

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has launched the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities to help childhood obesity and physical activity researchers and practitioners estimate the associated energy expenditure of a variety of activities in which youth participate. 

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