Multi-Issue Implementation Tools and Resources
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provided here may still be used
by local educational agencies in
building on their existing local
Resources from Government Agencies
- Resources from non-governmental organizations
Food Research and Action Center
FRAC is pleased to announce the availability of School Wellness Policy and Practice: Meeting the Needs of Low-Income Students, a guide for anti-hunger advocates, parents and school community leaders that address the special concerns of low-income students in local school wellness policies. The guide provides sample policies, model programs and key research information that are important tools to address the nutrition concerns of low-income children and communities in the development of school wellness policies. The guide is intended to supplement the many existing tools available for designing school wellness policies, by providing strategies that address the unique needs of low-income students, families and communities.
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth: The Institute of Medicine undertook a study assessing the nature of childhood obesity in the United States and developed recommendations to decrease its prevalence that focus on prevention. The Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth considered local, environmental, medical, dietary and other factors responsible for the increasing prevalence of childhood obesity as it identified promising methods for prevention and suggests research opportunities.
National School Boards Association (NSBA)
School Health Resource Database contains nearly 3,000 items, including sample policies, articles, and training tools, that address issues facing local school districts related to the health of youth, including physical activity.