New Resource from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: School Policies and Practices to Improve Health and Prevent Obesity: National Elementary School Survey Results

Photo of Bridging the Gap ReportThis report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation summarizes findings from one of the most comprehensive studies to date of health-related policies and practices in U.S. elementary schools. A survey distributed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation examined topics addressed in the federal wellness policy mandate and many other issues relevant to childhood obesity, such as specific foods and beverages offered during school lunches; products sold through competitive venues (e.g., vending machines, à la carte lines); physical education programming; and walking and bicycling to school.

View this new RWJF report (PDF, 7.5 MB).