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York Suburban hosts Wellness Day and 5K Sept. 7

The York Suburban School District will host a Wellness Day and 5K event Sept. 7 as part of an overall effort to incorporate wellness into students’ learning.

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Snacks in schools are up next for a healthy makeover

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released proposed new standards for snack foods sold in schools, as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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Kids Safe and Healthful Foods Project shows mixed results for Pennsylvania school snacking

A report on snacks offered in secondary schools had good news and room for improvement in Pennsylvania.

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Hundreds of kids still in need of updated immunization records

There’s been a lot of news lately related to students and their immunizations. To recap: new immunization regulations kicked in for the 2011-12 school year, but there was an eight-month grace period for students to get up to date. That … Continue reading

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Policy guide released to help schools deal with serious food allergies

The National School Boards Association has published a policy guide for schools to help them establish practices for students with life-threatening food allergies. “It has been estimated that one in every 25 school-aged children has a food allergy with the … Continue reading

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