Healthy schools

A significant number of Philadelphia’s children struggle to get adequate and consistent meals, recent data show.
The share of U.S. schools with more than half of students eating free and reduced-price lunch has dropped from 84% to 69% this year, according to a recent survey.
Officials in two of Colorado’s largest districts haven’t decided yet whether they’ll participate.
Dozens of students joined Make the Road NJ youth leaders to protest against policing in schools and demand more mental health resources and restorative justice practices in schools.
Advocates believe most school districts would participate and provide free school meals to all students.
The city will spend roughly $4 billion over the next seven years to retrofit the school buildings so they no longer burn fossil fuels for heating.
Newark officials found some school water fountains to be inoperable after testing them for lead. District officials said they will bring in touchless water fountains to schools.
La propuesta FF permitiría que los distritos escolares de Colorado ofrecieran comidas escolares gratuitas a todos los estudiantes.
Officials cite low participation and new laws that require parent permission. Some advocates say it will make it harder to track signs of poor mental health in teens.
Curie high school’s robust arts programming and its focus on supporting students impressed the panel of 200 judges.
The ballot measure would allow Colorado school districts to opt in to receive money to offer free school meals for all.
Newark school officials say all schools have water fountains in operation. But some tell us they still don’t see water fountains back on in their schools. Help us investigate this.
District officials anticipate the opening of the new high school of architecture and interior design for next fall despite the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development issuing a stop-work order on the construction site.
Newark Public Schools will receive two new schools as part of the state’s larger initiative to support some of New Jersey’s poorest school districts.
Strickland argues that parents and families have ‘allowed’ thousands of teens to skip or drop out of school
Schools without air conditioning in Denver and around Colorado cancel classes as temperatures rise to high 90s.
With temperatures climbing into the high 80s during the first week of school, 48 Denver campuses still don’t have air conditioning.
El plomo es una neurotoxina dañina que puede causar discapacidades de aprendizaje y problemas de comportamiento.
In most cases, students who’ve been exposed to a person infected with monkeypox shouldn’t be excluded from school or other activities.
Colorado school districts can apply for funding to cover electric school buses and charging infrastructure from state or federal programs.
Just six public high schools in Chicago have athletic trainers. All are on the more affluent North Side and serve fewer low-income students than the rest of the district.
The law comes with $21 million to pay for lead testing and and repairs.
Educators say TRAILS program will help students recover from pandemic-related disruptions.
Parents are rallying to save five school-based health clinics operated by SUNY Downstate, which serve 10 schools.
Districts have seen a drop in applications during the pandemic, but families will need them again this school year.
Este otoño se requerirá que los estudiantes tengan un formulario nuevo completado en el distrito escolar a fin de determinar si son elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido.
Anyone 18 years old or younger is eligible for free lunch and breakfast this summer at more than 300 schools, pools and parks across the city.
The $1.5 million investment is part of a broader pandemic-fueled effort to improve the air that Denver Public Schools students breathe.
Newark previously asked for dozens of schools, but the state only built eight.
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