Posts Tagged ‘Academic Success’

At the Corner of Health and Academic Achievement: Thundermist Health Center “Links to Success” Program

September 18, 2014

By Erin Ashe, Program Assistant, School-Based Health Alliance School-based health centers (SBHCs) are uniquely poised to deliver care where heath and academic achievement intersect. Thundermist Health Center, a New Directions for School-Based Health grantee, knows that a multifaceted model addressing the student’s health, behavioral wellbeing, school environment, and family...

Wanted: Policies and Resources That Align the Health-Education Connection

August 28, 2014

By John Schlitt, School-Based Health Alliance President A report from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors helps drive home the fact that a child’s health and academic success are inextricably linked. Their latest report, a comprehensive review of empirical literature (122 peer-reviewed studies), examines the inverse relationship between...