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March 26, 2015 Healthy Schools Campaign Launches Inaugural Green Clean Schools Leadership Summit

Healthy Schools Campaign will host the first annual Green Clean Schools Leadership Summit, July 30-31, in Seattle, Wash.

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December 17, 2014 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Removes Key Barrier to Funding School Health Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services removed a key barrier to funding school health services by issuing a “guidance” stating that the so-called “free care” rule does not apply to schools.

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November 10, 2014 Green Clean Schools Leadership Council

HSC's new Green Clean Schools Leadership Council brings together award-winning school facility managers to provide green cleaning guidance to schools.

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October 31, 2014 Marshall Wins Cooking up Change Chicago with Haitian-themed Dish

From the kitchen to center stage, Chicago high school culinary students were the stars of the show at Healthy Schools Campaign’s annual Cooking up Change competition

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October 20, 2014 Chicago Public School Students Are Cooking up Change at Healthy Schools Campaign’s Annual Fundraiser

Students from 17 Chicago public high schools are Cooking up Change as part of Healthy Schools Campaign’s annual healthy cooking contest and fundraiser.

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October 10, 2014 Space to Grow Schoolyard Projects Deliver Vibrant Outdoor Spaces to Chicago Schools and Communities

Four Chicago elementary schools are receiving new schoolyards this month as part of the multi-sector Space to Grow: Greening Chicago Schoolyards initiative.

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August 6, 2014 Fundraising + Smart Snacks

For food sold within schools but outside the cafeteria line, change is coming.

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July 22, 2014 HSC Recognizes Outstanding Principal and Parent Award Winners

Five Chicago Public School principals and three parent leaders were honored at Healthy Schools Campaign’s Change for Good Luncheon.

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March 24, 2015 Houston Students Great Ready for Cooking up Change Competition KHOU

A program sponsored by Healthy Schools Campaign has put the challenge in the hands of student chefs to create healthy school meals that kids will eat.

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March 19, 2015 Unique Partnership Awarded for Stormwater Management, Water Conservation Efforts WaterWorld

Healthy Schools Campaign and Openland's Space to Grow program has been awarded for its ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability.

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February 25, 2015 If You Build It, They Will Play WTOP

Playgrounds across Chicago are being transformed, helping kids rediscover the value of playing outdoors. 

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February 20, 2015 Haitian-Spiced Chicken a Winning Dish for Marshall High Students DNAinfo

The Marshall Metro High School team's winning Cooking up Change meal is served across the entire Chicago public school district.

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February 17, 2015 Give Peas a Chance? onEarth Magazine

As lunchroom fights rage in Congress, some school officials are offering both carrots and sticks.

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December 18, 2014 Schools Can Bill Medicaid for More Student-Health Services, Feds Say Education Week

Advocates for school-administered student health services say new guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will allow schools to bill Medicaid for more services they provide to students.

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October 30, 2014 High Stakes, Low Budgets for CPS Cooking Competition WGN Chicago

WGN's Amy Rutledge reports live from Chicago's Cooking up Change competition.

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October 28, 2014 New Project has Austin School Growing Green AustinTalks

George Leland Elementary School received a total makeover of its outdoor facilities thanks to Space to Grow, which brings schools and communities newly designed outdoor spaces that inspire more physical fitness and boosts the environment.

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