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Peckover, Sue – Children & Society, 2013
This study examines the location of British health visiting in contemporary policy discourses concerned with public health and safeguarding children. It argues that professional identity and orientation can be understood through health visiting's long history of public health work with children and families, which has included an engagement with…
Descriptors: Public Health, Child Safety, Foreign Countries, Well Being
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Jenkins, Jade Marcus – Grantee Submission, 2018
Background: Rates of child insurance coverage have increased due to expansions in public programs, but many eligible children remain uninsured. Uninsured children are less likely to receive preventative care, which leads to poorer health and achievement in the long term. This study is an evaluation of a school-based health insurance outreach…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Kindergarten, Outreach Programs, Public Policy
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Adedze, Pascasie; Orr, Robin A.; Chapman-Novakofski, Karen; Donovan, Sharon M. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2013
Childhood overweight remains a major public health problem and innovative nutrition education programs are still needed. Thus, the "Set the Pace" is a nutrition education DVD for Head Start parents which provides visual nutrition education and physical activities to incorporate in their daily routines. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Preschool Education, Video Technology, Obesity
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Larsen, Andrew L.; Liao, Yue; Alberts, Janel; Huh, Jimi; Robertson, Trina; Dunton, Genevieve F. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Few nutrition interventions in kindergarten classes have been evaluated, and none has been tested for program effectiveness, implementation, and dissemination. Building a Healthy Me (BHM) is a nutrition intervention for kindergarteners that is classroom-based and includes a family component. This study evaluated the public health…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Intervention, Kindergarten, Young Children
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2015
A 20-year retrospective study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and published in the July 2015 issue of the "American Journal of Public Health," suggests that kindergarten students who are more inclined to exhibit "social competence" traits--such as sharing, cooperating, or helping other kids--may be more likely to…
Descriptors: Young Children, Kindergarten, Interpersonal Competence, Individual Development
Goodson, Dana; Rustem, Kim – Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2015
On November 9-11, 2015, Healthy Schools Network, with funding support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, California Endowment, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment, and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, convened the first national facilitated workshop on environmental…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Workshops, Environmental Influences, Hazardous Materials
Goodson, Dana; Rustem, Kim – Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2015
On November 9-11, 2015, Healthy Schools Network, with funding support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, The California Endowment, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment, and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, convened the first national facilitated workshop on…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Workshops, Environmental Influences, Hazardous Materials
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Reyes, Jessica Wolpaw – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
In this article, Jessica Wolpaw Reyes investigates the link between lead exposure and student achievement in Massachusetts. Childhood exposure to even low levels of lead can adversely affect neurodevelopment, behavior, and cognitive performance. Using a panel dataset of cohorts of children born in the 1990s who were third and fourth graders in the…
Descriptors: Poisoning, Early Experience, Investigations, Academic Achievement
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Poduska, Jeanne M.; Kurki, Anja – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2014
Moving evidence-based practices for classroom behavior management into real-world settings is a high priority for education and public health. This article describes the development and use of a model of training and support for the Good Behavior Game (GBG), one of the few preventive interventions shown to have positive outcomes for elementary…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Games
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Savanovitch, Chantal; Sauvant-Rochat, Marie-Pierre – Education Sciences, 2013
An educational resource on water and health, using an approach focused on health education and environmental health education, was developed to help teachers in the classroom. The implementation of health education programs in French primary schools is explained. Three specific objectives were identified, targeting 3rd, 4th, and 5th year pupils:…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Water, Instructional Materials, Instructional Material Evaluation
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Loth, Katie; Shanafelt, Amy; Davey, Cynthia; Anfinson, Allison; Zauner, Marguerite; Looby, Anna Ayers; Frost, Natasha; Nanney, Marilyn S. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Licensed child care providers, and the early care and education settings in which they operate, are uniquely situated to influence children's healthy eating and physical activity through practices, attitudes, and supportive physical and social environments. However, preliminary research indicates that child-, family-, and provider-level…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Health Behavior, Eating Habits
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Natale, Ruby; Camejo, Stephanie; Sanders, Lee M. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2016
Obesity is a significant public health issue affecting even our youngest children. Given that a significant amount of young children are enrolled in child care, the goal of this project was to evaluate the effectiveness of a child care facility-based obesity prevention program. Over 1,000 facilities participated in the study. The intervention…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Prevention, Obesity
Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge, 2017
This Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) annual performance report for the year 2016 describes Colorado's accomplishments, lessons learned, challenges, and strategies Colorado will implement to address those challenges. Guided by the vision of the Early Childhood Colorado Framework (their vision, goals, and priorities for a…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, State Programs, Educational Quality, Accountability
Sturm, Lynne A.; Zimet, Gregory D.; Klausmeier, Thomas – Zero to Three (J), 2010
Clinical conversations between health professionals and parents can be frustrating for both parties when the topic is childhood immunization. Parents bring to the table personal models of decision making and experiences of risk that may differ from those of their health care providers. They may also feel confused by an explosion of information…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Public Health, Child Health, Decision Making
Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2013
Congress did not enact a continuing resolution bill by midnight September 30, 2013, thereby triggering a partial government shutdown effective October 1, 2013. October 1 began the federal fiscal year 2014. Most discretionary programs, those that are subject to the annual Congressional appropriations process, will not receive 2014 funding. Most,…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Federal Government, Federal Aid
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