Academy for Eating Disorders “Facts and Concerns about school based BMI screening, Surveillance and Reporting.”


The AED has developed a new document in collaboration with the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC), Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), FEAST and STRIPED titled “Facts and Concerns about School Based BMI Screening, Surveillance, and Reporting.” This document can serve as an important source of information in education, advocacy and prevention efforts. The document is located on the AED web site at and Concerns about School Based BMI Screening, Surveillance and Reporting

What Is Mandatory School-Based BMI Screening, Surveillance and Reporting?  

What Is BMI?

Why Not Conduct BMI Screening and Surveillance in Schools?

BMI report cards may put children at risk for bullying and teasing

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