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New Interactive Site: State Laws for School Snack Foods and Beverages

– A project of Bridging the Gap, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation providing research informing policies and practices for healthy youth, this site provides extensive data on laws for school snack foods and beverages for every state. From bans on soda in elementary schools to limits on the fat content of snacks in high schools, find out the latest data on New Jersey’s school policies here.

Click here to view the full State Laws for School Snack Foods and Beverages Site

Center for Supportive Schools Releases White Papers on School Health and School Nursing in New Jersey

– With funding from New Jersey Health Initiatives, the Center for Supportive Schools has released two new white papers discussing the challenges and opportunities related to promoting the health and well-being of youth, along with the relationship of health and well-being to academic success. Detailing the landscape of both school health and school nursing in New Jersey, each paper identifies opportunities for policymakers, school administrators, and others to drive new actions and strategies for improving youth’s health and well-being in and out of the classroom.

New Jersey School Health: Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting the Health and Wellness of Youth in New Jersey
New Jersey School Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting the Health and Wellness of Youth in New Jersey