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NEW Water in Schools Policy Brief is Now Available

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8.1.2012 UCSF in collaboration with Change Lab Solutions and CFPA released a policy brief titled, Fulfilling the Promise of Free Water in K-12 SchoolsThis policy brief presents principal study findings and key policy recommendations from a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research study that examined drinking water access, water-related policies and practices, as well as barriers to improving water access and intake in California public schools. While all study schools reported offering free drinking water in at least one location on campus, one in four schools reported no such access where meals are served despite state and federal requirements. 

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For questions please contact Ellen Braff-Guajardo at ellen@cfpa.net.