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    Schools Move Needle for Children’s Health

    From “recess is cut” to “pizza’s a vegetable,” headlines have drawn attention to the importance of healthy eating and physical activity for American pupils. Schools, in turn, have made real progress: This month, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation — co-founded by the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association — is celebrating the 323 schools to make its America’s Healthiest Schools list, and New York City public schools are offering free lunches to all students. We don’t know yet what President Donald Trump will do to support schools, but I’m hopeful we’ll continue to prioritize children’s health.

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