While students—and many adults—tend to think vaping is safer than smoking, it is causing real concerns in the medical community as a growing number of people are developing serious pulmonary illnesses related to e-cigarettes.
There’s no question that healthy children learn better, which is why the Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 went to great lengths to reduce sodium and fat levels in school meals while increasing whole grains and vegetables. But current efforts to roll back nutrition guidelines could negate the progress that has been made.
About 6 million students (one out of seven) miss at least 15 days during the school year, according the Department of Education. Valerie Marsh and Shaun Nelms offer four research-supported practices that have proven to boost attendance in real schools with real students.