Parents for Healthy Schools

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What is it?

Parents for Healthy Schools is a set of resources to engage parents in helping schools create healthy school environments for students.

What’s the purpose?
The purpose of Parents for Healthy Schools is to motivate and educate parents to be part of creating a healthy school environment for their children. 

Use these resources to:
 Educate parents about
     o School nutrition environment and services.
     o School-based physical activity and physical education.
     o Managing chronic health conditions in the school settings.
 Provide parents with practical strategies and actions to improve the school environment.
 Document and share the progress parents are making in promoting healthy school environments. 

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Parents for Healthy Schools: Atlanta: US Dept of Health and Human Services; 2015.)


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