Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Education Secretary John King Praises SBHCs in The Atlantic

In their January 2016 open letter to state public health and education officials, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Education Secretary John King unequivocally endorsed school-based health services, acknowledging the model’s potential to improve both health and academic outcomes for vulnerable children and adolescents. In a recent Atlantic magazine article, the last in a …

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New Federal Toolkit Links Health and Education

In January 2016 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education joined forces to create a toolkit with resources and practical steps to help better connect health and education services. The toolkit is available for download here. Read the joint letter from Secretary Burwell and Secretary King. We’re excited to …

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