Tag: Families and Education Levy

HEALTHY EATING IN SCHOOLS

December 7th, 2013

Getting more nutritious food into our schools is a key goal of Public Health Seattle & King County and of my Local Food Action Initiative. Seattle Public Schools has embraced this idea, and is working closely with Health Department and City staff along with the YMCA to make this happen. A series of programs are […]

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NUTRITION AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

May 12th, 2011

Evidence is clear that healthy eating and active living make a difference in academic performance.  Unfortunately, our young people are too often caught in the poor nutrition and inactive lifestyle mode that is fueling our obesity epidemic.  Schools are beginning to understand that improving the classroom is not enough — there are important steps to […]

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FAMILIES AND EDUCATION LEVY GOES TO BALLOT

March 31st, 2011

On Monday, March 28, the City Council unanimously approved placing renewal of the Families and Education Levy on the November ballot.  After extensive review and discussion of the recommendations of the citizen committee that developed the new levy proposal, the Council agreed to propose a levy at the level recommended by the advisory group. The […]

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