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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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May 7, 2014 HSC Honors Inaugural School Nurse Leadership Award Winners

Meet the winners of Healthy Schools Campaign's inaugural School Nurse Leadership Award.

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HSC in the News
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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October 25, 2014 Local Students Create Healthy Menus for Cooking up Change Contest ABC 7 Chicago

ABC 7 news features HSC CEO Rochelle Davis and the team from Washington High School as they prepare for Chicago's annual Cooking up Change contest.

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October 22, 2014 Cooking Up Change Returns to Chicago TasteSavant

Healthy Schools Campaign enters its eighth year of Cooking Up Change; a competition where high school students -- a la Iron Chef -- create nutritious and delicious school lunches.

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October 10, 2014 Morrill Elementary School Unveils New Space to Grow Schoolyard DNAinfo Chicago

The 845 students that attend Morrill Math & Science Elementary School will have plenty to do during recess with their redesigned schoolyard.

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September 22, 2014 Lunch Lessons from Teenage Chefs Inside School Food

Weekly school food podcast features Cooking up Change, Healthy Schools Campaign's national healthy cooking contest for high school culinary students.

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September 9, 2014 School-Level Report Cards Add Health Metrics Education Week

In a trend that children's health advocates are seeking to promote, a growing number of states and school systems are integrating health metrics into their school improvement goals.

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July 29, 2014 USDA Pushes School Lunch Changes WBEZ Morning Shift

Chicago kids and students across the country will be starting the 2014-15 school year with new changes to the school lunch program.

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