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News Round-up: 3/220/16

News Round-up: 3/220/16

News Round-up

The latest news and information related to education, health and wellness from local and national sources.

Boulder elementary students learning anti-bullying strategies through Shakespeare - A positive message to schools and kids.

Lake County Intermediate School recipient of the 2016 Governor's Award for School Health and Wellness -  The Healthy School Champions program recognizes schools across Colorado for their successes in creating healthy school, environments and implementing effective school health efforts.

Districts score in top 10 statewide for health and wellness efforts - South Routt, Hayden recognized for efforts to improve health, wellness of students, staff.

Doctors should screen for poverty during child-wellness visits - The American Academy of Pediatrics, which represents 64,000 pediatricians, announced new recommendations to screen for poverty in a bid to reduce its health effects.

George Washington High student shares views on tolerance, inclusion and wearing a head scarf - Haneen Badri, a senior at Denver’s George Washington High School, earned a standing ovation after a poignant speech last week in which she discussed the need for tolerance and inclusiveness in schools and society.

2016 Colorado Health Report Card - The Colorado Health Foundation announced its annual update examining the current status of health, health care and health coverage in Colorado.