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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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February 25, 2014 Let’s Move! Showing Strong Leadership for Student Health

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Efforts to Support Healthy School Food

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February 20, 2014 Student Lunch to be Served in Chicago Public Schools

Award-Winning Cooking up Change Student Chefs Take Their Meal to Peers, Washington D.C.

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February 7, 2014 $25 Million for School Kitchens

Congress invests in school food

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February 5, 2014 It’s Time We Say Thanks

Announcing the School Nurse Leadership Award

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January 17, 2014 Daily PE for CPS Students

More than 7,000 Parents and 30 Organizations Urge CPS to Adopt Daily PE

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November 25, 2013 New Tool to Select Healthy & Sustainable Products for Schools Announced

Transpare is an online product registry that helps purchasers and users differentiate and select cleaning products based on environmental, safety and health attributes in a transparent, harmonized and verified platform. Transpare is free to use for institutional purchasers and users of cleaning products at

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October 3, 2013 Integrating Health and Wellness into the School Improvement Grant Program

On July 9, 2013 Healthy Schools Campaign convened a meeting of 20 health and education experts to discuss opportunities for integrating health and wellness into the Department of Education’s School Improvement Grant program. Last week, Healthy Schools Campaign released the meeting report which highlights a number of strategies identified by the group including:

  • Integrating health and wellness into professional development programs;
  • School accountability programs; and
  • Supporting school health infrastructure.
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HSC in the News
April 5, 2014 Cooking up Change Competition KPRC NBC 2 Houston

Houston culinary students take on school food in the city’s inaugural Cooking up Change competition.

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April 1, 2014 Cooking up Change in Wichita The Wichita Eagle

Teams of culinary arts students from seven Wichita high schools put their healthy school meals to the test at Wichita’s Cooking up Change competition.

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March 26, 2014 Students Cook up Change in Winston-Salem WFMY News 2 Winston-Salem

Check out photos from the Cooking up Change competition hosted by Winston-Salem’s Forsyth County School District.

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March 26, 2014 Stir-Fry Earns Students a Trip to D.C. Winston-Salem Journal

A winning meal of chicken stir-fry with a side of Asian vegetables and stewed apples is sending three Winston-Salem juniors to Washington, D.C. for the Cooking up Change national finals.

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March 19, 2014 Cooking up Change in Winston-Salem Yes! Weekly

Culinary arts and hospitality students from Forsyth County Schools Career Center are creating healthy school meals for a chance to win a trip to the Cooking up Change national final in Washington, D.C.

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March 13, 2014 Winston-Salem Culinary Students Cook Up Change

How many high school students would pass up chips for veggies? You wouldn't think that many, but three Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County culinary students are taking part in a competition that might help to change that.

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March 13, 2014 LR Students Compete in Cooking Up Change Culinary Contest

Some local students spent part of their day in the kitchen competing in the Cooking up Change national culinary contest.

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March 13, 2014 Web Extra: Cooking Up Change Culinary Contest in LR

In this web extra, Sara Porter with the Healthy Schools Campaign explains what the contest is all about.

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