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Healthy kids learn better!

The link between nutrition, physical education and academic achievement is strong. Poor nutrition and hunger interfere with cognitive function. Research on the benefits of school breakfast programs found improvement in students’ ability to concentrate in the classroom and increases in test scores.

 

Alternatives to Using Food As a Reward

 

                     Breakfast in the Classroom

 

 Healthy Classroom Parties - NEW RESOURCES

  • WebMD article about a study lending support for cutting back on sugary treats at school birthday parties

 

Recess Before Lunch

 

Maine School Health Programs