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US states sue to undo Trump rollback of healthy school lunch rules

Several U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Wednesday to undo its recent decision that allowed fewer whole grains and more sodium in school breakfasts and lunches. The states accused the U.S. Department of Agriculture of ignoring federal dietary guidelines and scientific research on children’s nutrition when it eased rules championed by former first lady… Read More »

UNC School of Dentistry is giving kids something to smile about – The Daily Tar Heel

“Becoming the national kickoff site was important to us because it served as an opportunity to reach deeper into our communities, to provide so much needed care,” Davis said. “Give Kids A Smile day serves as an opportunity for a health reset for many families, and an opportunity to extend access to care that many… Read More »

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades since the new system began, study says The Seattle School District pushed back high school and middle school start times in 2017 from 7.50am to 8.45am Students got an average of 30 minutes of extra sleep each night, researchers… Read More »