Childhood health is an urgent matter—interrelated with education. In recent decades, children’s rates of obesity and diabetes—both preventable—have skyrocketed, along with asthma, and the identification of learning disabilities and mental health issues.
Yet, we are firmly optimistic. Research proves again and again that school-based health and wellness programs are effective. We can make health a priority in Montclair schools. We are doing it every day.
Page Updated: Mar 11, 2013