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BCYF Projects in Development

 

Framework for Nutrition Education Standards: A Study

An ad hoc committee will conduct a study and prepare a consensus report to recommend a framework for the development of nutrition education standards for Pre-kindergarten through 12.

For further information on this study in development, please contact Kimber Bogard, Board Director, at kbogard@nas.edu.
 
Summertime Experiences and Child and Adolescent Education, Health, and Safety: A Study 

 
Many Americans have an image of summer as a time of high activity when children and their families engage in swimming, hiking, and vacations. This image may include young people participating in summer camps and other forms of organized summer programming as well as enjoying more free time for recreation within the safety of their own neighborhoods. The idea that summer represents a time when young people have heightened access to healthy foods such a fruits and vegetables is also common. Unfortunately, this image is not a reality for many young people in America. Instead, summer appears to be "season of risk" with respect to children's learning, risk for obesity, and involvement in delinquent activities...Read the full document

For further information on this study in development, please contact Kimber Bogard, Board Director, at kbogard@nas.edu

 

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