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Guideline 7

Hispanic family portraitPartner with families and community members in the development and implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies, practices, and programs.

Partnerships among schools, families, and community members can enhance student learning, promote consistent messaging about health behaviors, increase resources, and engage, guide, and motivate students to eat healthily and be active.

Strategies

  • Encourage communication among schools, families, and community members to promote adoption of healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among students.
  • Involve families and community members on the school health council.
  • Develop and implement strategies for motivating families to participate in school-based programs and activities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.
  • Access community resources to help provide healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for students.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness in healthy eating and physical activity practices throughout the school.

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