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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Linking Learning and Health Conference

On October 29, the American Heart Association teamed up with the Minnesota School Board Association and other organizations invested in healthy school environments to showcase how schools are keeping their students and staff healthy.

The keynote speaker was Dr. Howell Wechsler of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who spoke about how schools can develop policies to link learning with healthy life choices. Check out these resources to learn more about this conference and how to impact your school's health.

To see the interview with Dr. Wechsler, click here.
To see Dr. Howell Wechsler's Powerpoint on Linking Learning to Health, click here
For a list of Health Resources, click here.
For information on the SHIP plan, click here

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