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The USDA has launched health-positive initiatives for American schools. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/usda-grants-fund-80-school-projects-promoting-healthy-eating-256262958

The Walmart Foundation is helping to fund Project Produce to foster healthy eating habits in children. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/researchers-suggest-higher-standards-expectations-partly-blame-rise-adhd-diagnoses-1712053791

The healthy school lunch plan is quickly losing steam. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/opinion-schools-want-less-healthy-lunches-1004285469

Students are participating in walk-out protests in support of their striking teachers. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/out-sick-snyder-flu%E2%80%99-students-walk-out-support-detroit-teachers-1907303336

No states score an A in education in the latest annual evaluation from Quality Counts. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/newly-released-report-analyzing-quality-nation%E2%80%99s-school-systems-no-state-gets-a-601764071

Could Detroit's "Sick-Out" lead to a massive strike? http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/two-thirds-detroit-schools-close-due-teacher-%E2%80%98sick-out-could-strike-be-near-570842771

Arne Duncan says that economic disparities among schools is a serious problem. http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/%E2%80%98when-adults-fight-kids-lose%E2%80%99-says-former-secretary-education-arne-duncan-2116846630

Few American schools are teaching all of the sexual education subjects the CDC is calling for.

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