Survey shows California school wellness programs are bearing fruit

by Dr. Lynn Silver Statewide and local efforts to support healthier schools and students have blossomed from Humboldt to Imperial Counties. These efforts are bearing fruit today. California school districts are approving and implementing increasingly innovative wellness policies and practices. To gauge progress on school […]

Engage and connect: 2015 Linked Learning Alliance Policy Convening

by Hilary McLean, Linked Learning Linked Learning is an approach to college and career readiness that integrates rigorous academics, sequenced technical training, work-based learning and personalized student supports that is most often provided through high school career pathways. The approach continues to grow in prominence […]

Nutritious Breakfast to Promote Learning Readiness and Healthy Eating

By Jesus Mendoza, Jr., Regional Administrator of USDA Food and Nutrition Service Please join us in creating a healthier future for our children through both celebrating National School Breakfast Week and implementing or expanding the School Breakfast Program. Economic hardship, hectic mornings for families, and […]

Healthy Kids Make Better Learners: California Schools Are Connecting Families to Health Coverage

by Teri Burns, Sr. Director of Policy & Programs We are less than a month away to the enrollment deadline for Covered California, our statewide health insurance marketplace, and schools across California are taking action to connect families to affordable health coverage. ALL IN For […]