Session on School Travel Modes & Active Transportation Among Boston Public School Students in Spring 2015 at APHA 2017

At the upcoming American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo, Dr. Angie Cradock of the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will present findings on school travel modes and active transportation among Boston Public School Students during Spring 2015. Date: Wednesday, November 8, … Continue reading “Session on School Travel Modes & Active Transportation Among Boston Public School Students in Spring 2015 at APHA 2017”

STUDY: After nearly a decade, Boston Public School’s competitive beverage policy continues to sustain a healthier environment for students

An evaluation by the HPRC found nearly 90 percent of schools were compliant with competitive beverage guidelines nine years after the district-wide policy was implemented. In 2004, Boston Public Schools (BPS) was the first school district in Massachusetts to implement a mandatory nutrition standards policy for competitive foods and beverages—which include any snacks and drinks … Continue reading “STUDY: After nearly a decade, Boston Public School’s competitive beverage policy continues to sustain a healthier environment for students”