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2009-04-03 09:41:00

High Schools in Toledo, Ohio and Windham, Maine Gain Highest Honors; Schools in Bronx, N.Y., DOD School in West Germany Among Honorees TAMPA, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- High schools in Toledo, Ohio, and Windham, Maine, were honored here today for their outstanding school health education programs with the inaugural Blue Apple Health Education Awards by the American Association for Health Education (AAHE). The health education programs at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio, and Windham...

2008-09-09 09:00:09

The American Association for Health Education (AAHE) and HealthTeacher today is announcing a partnership to create, promote and bestow national K-12 health education awards. The Blue Apple Health Education Awards will recognize up to 12 U.S. schools for their commitment and creativity in teaching students about the power of practicing a healthy lifestyle. "We are excited to launch an awards program that extols those schools that serve as models of excellence in health education," said...

2007-12-22 06:00:26

By Kann, Laura Telljohann, Susan K; Wooley, Susan F ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: School health education can effectively help reduce the prevalence of health-risk behaviors among students and have a positive influence on students' academic performance. This article describes the characteristics of school health education policies and programs in the United States at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. METHODS: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts the School...


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