Kaiser Permanente partners with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation to honor schools that promote healthy habits. Three-on-three basketball tournaments and games such as musical chairs keep students moving during the lunch period at Rio Vista Middle School in…
“Healthy kids are better learners,” said Loel Solomon, vice president of Community Health for Kaiser Permanente. “By expanding our partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation we will help more of our schools make powerful, sustainable changes, resulting in a healthier school staff, and healthier students ready to learn."
These elementary school teachers know the value of healthy activity and taking a moment to focus on their own health and well-being.
Every child deserves a healthy school. To reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation launched its 2017 America’s #HealthiestSchools campaign. Learn more.
Good health is an essential ingredient for student success. Healthy kids have better attendance rates and test scores and are more prepared to engage in learning. How can schools create an environment that fosters good health? The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Kaiser Permanente recently recognized schools from across the nation that are doing just that.
Seaton Elementary School is located in Washington, D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood, and the majority of its students qualify for free and reduced-price school meals. While some low-income schools are at increased risk for poor health outcomes, Seaton is proving that any school can become a healthy place with determination and the right support. Learn about the school's journey to become one of the healthiest schools in America.