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Team California for Healthy Kids


State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) Tom Torlakson has initiated the Team California for Healthy Kids (TCHK) to promote healthy eating and physical activity throughout the day, every day, in schools, before and after school agencies, early childhood programs, and communities. The campaign will focus on making healthy choices the easy choices.

Rigorous research confirms the clear connection between health, learning, and attendance:

Superintendent Torlakson has long been a champion for students’ health.  He knows that healthy students not only excel academically, but also are more likely to be positively engaged in social, community and extra-curricular activities. The benefits of supporting student health are far reaching. The goals for the first two years of the campaign are to:


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By signing this pledge, you'll agree to join SSPI Tom Torlakson to promote healthy eating and physical activity throughout the day, every day, in schools, before and after school programs, early childhood programs, and communities.

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Questions:   Team California for Healthy Kids | TeamCalifornia@cde.ca.gov