Southeast Education Network Health & Safety

Health &safety Education in schools

Welcome to the "Health & Safety" section of the Southeast Education Network magazine website: We want to provide you with timely online information and breaking news that best equips you to meet today’s educational challenges. Among our health & safety articles, you will find news on health &safety in the classroom, school based health services and more. We want to be your best online source for the health and safety information and news you need.

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When School is Out Summer Meals Matter

As the school year is winding down, do you ever consider what students who rely on school meals will do for food over the summer months? Will they have healthy, nutritious meals and snacks to keep th... Read More...

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Bringing Wellness Initiatives to Melmark New England

Melmark New England celebrates its 20th anniversary this year as a premier human service provider with a private special education school, professional development, training, and research center. Ove... Read More...

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Where's the PE Teacher? The Evolution and Case of Physical Education

Take a step inside physical education class at Marjorie Rawlings Elementary in Pinellas County, Florida and you’ll see one common theme: movement! Three times per week, students participate in h... Read More...

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A New Look for Nutrition Facts and What It Means

The Nutrition Facts food label is getting a makeover. More than 20 years since its debut, the label is catching up to current thinking in nutrition science as well as the reality of how people eat an... Read More...

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More than Muffins and Milk Kickstart Students’ Success with Breakfast After the Bell

As former teachers, we know the importance of caring for each and every one of our students. But what happens when some kids don’t have access to the same essential elements as others? Read More...

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Managing Food Allergies Requires a Comprehensive Approach

Food allergy management is a hot topic in many school districts each year, but myths and misinformation can make food allergy management even more of a challenge.  Read More...

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3 TIPS TO BECOME ONE OF AMERICA'S HEALTHIEST SCHOOLS

As educators, it’s our responsibility to ensure students reach their full potential—in school and in life. At Robert C. Hatch High School, we strive to create a challenging learning environment that ... Read More...

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FOOTBALL IN THE SOUTH THE CULTURE AND THE RISKS

Football fever runs deep in the South —  from high school to the NFL. Alabama to Florida, to Georgia and the Carolinas, the Gulf States, Tennessee and Kentucky, and onto the Virginias, this national ... Read More...

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NUTRITION and the STUDENT ATHLETE A Q&A WITH SPORTS NUTRITIONIST MARIE SPANO

While we know proper physical care, coaching, and training are very important for the student athlete, proper nutrition is just as important to the longevity and vitality of an athlete’s performance.... Read More...

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THE POWER OF SCHOOL MEALS TO FIGHT HUNGER

All too often when people think about childhood hunger, they don’t think about its prevalence right here in the U.S. But in fact, one in six American children live in households that struggle to put ... Read More...

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The Truth About Dairy and Strong Bones

Dairy foods play an important role in children’s growth and development in many ways, but one of the most important is developing strong and healthy bones. The adage “drink milk for strong bones” is ... Read More...

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Keeping our Girls Healthy

I grew up in the 70s and when I was eight I joined Little League to play baseball — with the boys. It was a big deal at the time, but not to me since I loved playing the game and my sister was my rol... Read More...

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3 Stress Free Tips for the Beginning of the School Year

The beginning of the school year brings excitement and stress for both teachers and students. It’s a new year with new students and probably new processes and procedures. To help reduce stress i... Read More...

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The Role Nutrition Plays in Fitness for Students

In this high tech world, necessary activities such as gym class and playing outside are disregarded for video games and computer time. Cheap and convenient fast food and sugary snacks are abundant at... Read More...

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PRO-TEENS WHAT IS BEST FOR TEENS WHEN IT COMES TO SPORTS, NUTRITION, SUPPLEMENTS AND TRAINING?

Active teenagers are increasingly focused on their weight, physique, athletic ability and body image. While this could be considered a step in the right direction for cultivating a healthier generati... Read More...

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