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Document Number: 8779

School District Wellness Policies: Evaluating Progress and Potential for Improving Children's Health Three Years After the Federal Mandate - The study highlights opportunities for changing policies to better support healthy eating and physical activity, such as setting stronger nutritional standards for competitive foods and beverages and ensuring that schools provide high-quality physical education programs. Its conclusions are especially relevant to the federal reauthorization of both the Child Nutrition Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, August 2010)...


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