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· Healthier Middle Schools: Developed by the Food and Nutrition Services, this resource contains a series of communication tools and video clips to engage teachers, principals, parents, food service managers, and students in school wellness efforts. Applicable to other grade levels. http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/Resources/healthiermiddleschools.htm

· Taking Action for Healthy Kids: School Wellness Policy Guide: Developed by the Massachusetts Action for Healthy Kids, this series of outreach brochures is targeted to various audiences including principals, students, teachers, and nurses. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/for-schools/resources/taking-action-for.html

Note: the above links were compiled by California Department of Education (CDE) in partnership with the California Local School Wellness Policy Collaborative and were presented at the January 2013 CDE School Wellness Training at the Marin County Office of Education. These resources provide important guidance to ensure that local wellness policies are effective and up-to-date.