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Supporting Students With Free Meals Through Community Eligibility

Guest Blog by Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) Community eligibility is a popular federal reimbursement option that allows high-poverty schools to offer all students breakfast and lunch at no cost, while eliminating the traditional school meal application process. In the 2016–2017 school year, more than 20,000 schools enrolling more than 9.7 million children benefitedREAD MORE >>

Suicide Prevention Week – Starting the Conversation

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10-16, 2017 and World Suicide Prevention Day was September 10, 2017. The Vermont Suicide Prevention Center, a public-private partnership of the Center for Health and Learning, and a long time member of American School Health Association is promoting public and well informed conversation about suicide prevention. There is aREAD MORE >>

Use Your Voice to Make Sure #WellnessWins

ASHA is affiliated with the Voices for Healthy Kids – Schools Health Policy Consortium, a national collective of multiple health promoting organizations and agencies. This month we were asked to join the #WellnessWins digital campaign to support the implementation and maintenance of strong wellness policies in school districts across the nation. This blog is one ofREAD MORE >>