Childhood Obesity Prevention

Healthy Schools Program Evaluation

Project Director: Margaret Beam, Ph.D.

Agency: Alliance for a Healthier Generation

RMC Research began its ongoing large-scale national evaluation of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program in 2007. The American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation founded the Alliance for a Healthier Generation in 2005, and the Healthy Schools Program is one of its several initiatives to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity.

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Let’s Move! Active Schools Program Evaluation

Project Director: Margaret Beam, Ph.D.

Agency: Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Inc.

In response to rising obesity rates and decreasing physical activity trends among youth, Let’s Move! Active Schools is a collaborative effort between leading education and health organizations designed to ensure 60 minutes of physical activity is the new norm for schools.

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