Assign homework or extra credit activities for physical education (PE) or health classes that require students to be physically active outside of school
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Some Evidence", "Educators", and "Diet and Exercise"
Place motivational signs on posters, front of package labels, or shelf labels near fruits, vegetables and other items that encourage individuals to purchase healthier food options
Limit access to competitive foods and beverages in schools via restrictions on foods that are not provided through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
Address nutrition in schools via educational (e.g., classroom or curricula-wide efforts, peer training, etc.), environmental (e.g., school menus, classroom snacks, etc.), and other approaches
Create contracts that support community access to existing facilities (e.g., schools, churches, etc.) before or after business hours; also called joint use, open use, or community use agreements
Make water readily available in various settings via regular placement of drinking fountains, water coolers, bottled water in vending machines, etc.