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NASBE Supports First Lady Michelle Obama in Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Date:2/9/2010

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), a longtime leader in the fight against childhood obesity through better education policy, applauds First Lady Michele Obama as she launches her own campaign against this national epidemic.

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"We are proud to support this new initiative by the First Lady. The visibility and resources it brings is a very welcome addition to the fight against childhood obesity. Too often, children's health gets lost in the discussion of what meets the standard of a critical need for students' educational success. Childhood obesity is a serious problem in our schools and communities that can lead to a host of physical and emotional health issues, including diabetes, asthma, and low self-esteem, that can have a negative impact on a student's time in school," said NASBE Executive Director Brenda Welburn.

"If we can improve children's health, then we can improve their futures. That not only helps their chances for success, but it also affects everything from our national economy and the amount of monies spent treating preventable disorders to the fitness of our military, where nearly 75 percent of all young people do not qualify for service because of low academic achievement or they are overweight."

NASBE works with state boards of education nationwide to develop policies followed by schools and local districts in their states. Through grant opportunities, capacity buildin
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