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Geisz, Mary B. – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2008
Samuels & Associates, a research and evaluation firm based in Oakland, California, organized the National Evaluation and Measurement Meeting on School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, held on May 6 and 7, 2004 in San Francisco. The purpose of the meeting was to develop consensus regarding measures and tools to evaluate school-based…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Public Health, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities
Chriqui, Jamie; Resnick, Elissa; Schneider, Linda; Schermbeck, Rebecca; Adcock, Tessa; Carrion, Violeta; Chaloupka, Frank – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2013
This brief report updates data published in August 2010 from the most comprehensive, ongoing nationwide analysis of written wellness policies. It includes data from the 2006-07 through the 2010-11 school years, which were the first five years following the required implementation date for wellness policies. The major findings and trends presented…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, School Districts, Hunger, Nutrition
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2012
This document provides resources for increasing physical activity and physical education in schools. It also offers case studies that examine two successful initiatives, one led by an elementary school principal in Washington, D.C., and the other by school leaders in Naperville, Illinois.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Principals