Posts Tagged ‘Community Health Centers’

Legislative Update: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

July 23, 2015

On Thursday, July 16, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) , which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. The legislation, which passed by a large margin of 81 to 17, includes robust student health and wellness...

How a Misunderstanding about what an SBHC is Can Cost a Community its Access to Health Care

November 6, 2014

By Laura Brey, Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist, School-Based Health Alliance A recent story about two school-based health centers (SBHCs) closing in Tennessee struck a nerve with me. Without the full details, it appears that this was a situation where there wasn’t a fit between the SBHC and...

How a Misunderstanding of what an SBHC is Can Cost a Community its Access to Health Care

November 6, 2014

By Laura Brey, Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist, School-Based Health Alliance A recent story about two school-based health centers (SBHCs) closing in Tennessee struck a nerve with me. Without the full details, it appears that this was a situation where there wasn’t a fit between the SBHC and...

School-Based Health Center Sponsors

September 19, 2014

Selecting a high-value partner To ensure students receive high quality health care services, school-based health centers (SBHCs) partner with other agencies to sponsor their clinical and managerial operations. The level of support and individual/shared responsibilities of operating the SBHCs are typically defined in a written memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the SBHC or school district and its...