July 7, 2017
Despite signs of progress, disparities in obesity rates persist. Over the last 3 decades, obesity rates doubled for adults and preschool children, and tripled for school-age children and adolescents. Check out a quick summary of the 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference.
June 30, 2017
More than 100 Fire Up Your Feet awards were distributed to participating schools in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Metro Atlanta, Maryland, Oregon, SW Washington, Washington DC, and Virginia this spring. Read about some success story highlights.
June 21, 2017
Using a small grant from Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools, staff from Laupāhoehoe Community Public Charter School sought to build a multipronged wellness system with a strong emphasis on mental health.
May 22, 2017
Depression touches people of all ages, but teens are especially vulnerable, and the presence of a caring parent or teacher can make a big difference for a teen who is struggling.
February 17, 2017
Teacher spotlight: Hear from an Oakland high school teacher about her experiences and current issues facing schools, students, teachers and staff.