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Webinar: Progress & Opportunities in School Wellness

action for healthy  kids logoAction for Healthy Kids and Bridging the Gap will present a webinar, “Progress and Opportunities in Wellness Policy Provisions: Latest Nationwide Results from the Bridging the Gap Program,” on June 11 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Register here to reserve your spot.

This webinar will feature guest presenter Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS, from the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois–Chicago. Dr. Chriqui will share an overview of the recently released Bridging the Gap Report on school wellness policies, and she will:

1) highlight progress and opportunities relative to wellness policies nationwide based on the most recent data compiled by the Bridging the Gap Research program,

2)  present new data on reporting requirements included in the wellness policies, and

3) discuss the relevance of the wellness policies to forthcoming rules from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and roles that district and school level officials can play vis-à-vis the federal rulemaking process.


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