First lady praises efforts of schools to curb childhood obesity

04/4/2012 | Education Week

In the two years since first lady Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move!" campaign, educators have taken a leading role in working to prevent childhood obesity, she wrote in a recent opinion piece. The first lady cites efforts to serve healthier meals in schools and attempts to encourage students to be more physically active. While strides have been made to improve students' health -- such as the adoption of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 -- she says there is still a long way to go.

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