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Thanks to funding from Action for Healthy Kids’ School Grants for Healthy Kids program, students at Wilkerson Elementary School in El Monte, Calif. benefit from Breakfast in the Classroom every school day. >>>
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Jean H. Ragalie, R.D., President of National Dairy Council and Secretary and Treasurer of Action for Healthy Kids' Board of Directors, shares the findings of a new report that reinforce the “Learning Connection”: the link between quality nutrition, including a nutritious breakfast, coupled with physical activity and improved academic performance.
- Big Walnut High School in central Ohio looked beyond their classroom walls and created a fitness endeavor to benefit their entire community. When the school received a $1,000 grant from Action for Healthy Kids to increase student’s daily physical activity, with support from CSX transportation, they didn’t stop there. The school’s PE coach and Industrial Tech class put their heads together to conceive a fitness plan that can benefit students, parents, teachers, and anyone else who comes their way.