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School’s in for Summer



Our next session, Physical Activity in Communities and Schools: The Impact on Latino Children and Youth, will be held at 2pm Eastern time on Aug. 23. The webinar is free. Click here to sign up.
About 200 people tuned in to the recent “Nutrition in Communities and Schools: What is at Stake for Latino Children” webinar.
Obesity rates among Latino youth are higher than for most other ethnicities, studies show. In this year’s F as in Fat report, for example, researchers found that 15.1 percent of Latino high school students are obese, compared to 12 percent of all students. About 19 percent of
Latino high schoolers are overweight, compared to 15.8 percent among all students that age.