The Learning Connection: What You Need to Know to Ensure Your Kids are Healthy and Ready to Learn

Format: PDF

Audience: K-12 School Health/Wellness Teams- Teachers, Parents, Administrators, Foodservice Workers, Community Members, Coaches

Cost: Free

The Learning Connection InfographicThis report demonstrates several things: physical activity supports academic achievement, well-nourished kids learn better and healthier practices in schools can increase school revenue. Released in 2013, this report is a roadmap for parents, educators, school administrators and school volunteers to create healthier school environments so the kids in their lives are better positioned to learn. It's a follow-up to Action for Healthy Kids' landmark 2004 report, The Learning Connection: The Value of Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Our Schools.

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