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Establishing healthy behavior among children, and providing the environmental support necessary to maintain them, has the potential to reduce risks for chronic diseases. Harris et al review the literature on collaborative partnerships formed to address similar issues, and describe the evaluation of school and community partnerships facilitated by the Kansas LEAN School Intervention Project.