School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)

Background Users can gather data and information on all topics related to school health and student wellness. The School Health Programs and Policies Study (SHPPS) is part of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. SHPPS is a survey designed to assess policies and programs, which are related to health education, physical education and activity, health services, mental health…

State School Health Policy Database

Background Users can view brief descriptions of laws and policies pertaining to the health of students Topics include: wellness policy, health education curriculum, school meal programs, physical activity, emergency response, bullying, and facility safety, among others. The State School Health Policy Database was developed by the National Association of State Boards of Education and is supported by the Division of Adolescent and School Health of the Centers (DASH) of the…

ENACT Local policy database

Background Users can search for local nutrition policy and physical activity legislation. Topics include but are not limited to nutrition, physical activity, fresh food, land use, walk ability, and exercise. The ENACT policy database is funded by the California Endowment and maintained by the Prevention Institute and the Strategic Alliance. The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments was formed in 2001 to serve as a hub for cutting-edge…

State Legislative and Regulatory Action to Prevent Obesity and Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity

Background Users can search for current food policy and obesity legislation filed by Congress, states, and select cities and counties. Topics include but are not limited to obesity prevention, physical activity, nutrition, food access, school nutrition, and weight bias. The State Legislative and Regulatory Action to Prevent Obesity and Improve Nutrition and Physical Activity was created by the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO). Users will be able…