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We provide guides for advocating for effective policy changes as well as practical tools for incorporating health and wellness into schools. Browse through our resources or select an audience to see curated resources.

The Exercise Game Instructions / El Juego de Ejercicio instrucciones

An instructional video with Spanish subtitles is available.

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The Exercise Game Video

Instructions and recording sheets are available in English and Spanish. Instrucciones en inglés y español.

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Cooking up Change 2019 Virtual Event

We couldn’t let the school year go by without hosting a Cooking up Change competition featuring amazing student chefs and their delicious school meals. The new virtual format featured all…

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Supporting Student Success through School Health Policy

May 6, 2020 Webinar Slides

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Care During Crisis: How Telehealth Policies Can Expand Health Services for Students and Families During COVID-19

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation COVID-19 Resource Hub

Healthier Generation provides free, evidence-based resources to support the physical, social, and emotional health of children and their caregivers. Here you will find a selection of these resources designed to support parents and educators in reducing stress, eating healthy, moving regularly, getting quality sleep, and more.

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COVID-19 Child Nutrition Guidance and Meal Sites by State

This map includes links to each state agency’s website that includes guidance on how to serve meals during school closures. In addition, you will find a link to a list or map of meal sites available in the state (if available). Click on each state for a menu with links to the resources.

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Food Waste Reduction Toolkit for Illinois Schools

The Food Waste Reduction Toolkit for Illinois Schools, a project of the Wasted Food Action Alliance, is a comprehensive resource that provides all schools the tools to tackle the issue of wasted food. It identifies the main sources of wasted food in schools and, using the EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy as a framework. Healthy Schools Campaign served as an advisor on the toolkit, and Space to Grow is included as a case study.

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Serving Students During the Coronavirus: Best Practices

This guide from the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at Columbia University addresses best practices for school meal programs.

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Big Green Homegrown

Big Green’s new online hub and weekly email series full of fun and educational activities for kids and families.

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Chicago Educator Webinar: Healthy CPS Survey Preparation School Year 2019-2020

This recorded webinar will help schools fill out the Healthy CPS Survey.UPDATE: The survey deadline is extended to Friday, May 1!

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Fit to Learn Trayectoria de Actividad Física en Casa

Creamos este póster para ayudar a los estudiantes a seguir la trayectoria de actividad física, recreo y descanso mental en casa.

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