The Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) is a thematic research network of the Prevention Research Centers Program. The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) created NOPREN to foster understanding of the effectiveness of policies to prevent childhood obesity through improved access to affordable, healthier foods and beverages in […]
This working group aims to identify and address research and practice gaps and is focused in particular on the implementation and evaluation of district policies, state laws, and federal policies and their impact on wellness practices in K-12 school settings.
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View the Early Care and Education State Indicator Report to see the most recent state data on policies and system supports for obesity prevention in the ECE setting.