The HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC: SL) is a voluntary certification initiative recognizing those schools enrolled in that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
However since a report titled A Nation At Risk, commissioned by the then President Ronald Regan and published in 1983, US schools have been urged to act upon a recommendation that the school year is increased.
America and indeed the world are again mourning with another US massacre – another US school shooting. This one, this time is very different. The world is at a loss to understand how someone can gun down innocent children without a blink of an eye.
Photos courtesy of the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Crary-Henderson Collection. The American Territorial School replaced the Russian School and became the first U.S. government-run public school in Kenai.