Posts Tagged ‘Illinois’

Policy Learning Collaborative State Team Spotlight: Illinois

May 7, 2015

Protecting Confidentiality in the Medicaid Managed Care Landscape By Anna Burnham, Coordinator- Child and Adolescent Health Initiative, EverThrive Illinois EverThrive Illinois, a School-Based Health Alliance affiliate, is championing state legislation this session that would provide an added layer of confidentiality protections for those seeking sensitive health care services. The...

A New Approach to In-School Suspension

January 28, 2015

By Kyle Taylor, Communications Manager, School-Based Health Alliance Teachers and school administrators have a lot on their plates, and when a student is acting out in class, removing the disruptive student from the classroom is oftentimes their only option. But when a student is removed and placed in a...

Strong Partnerships and a Sound Business Model Help an SBHC Thrive

December 11, 2014

By Laura Brey, Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist, School-Based Health Alliance Chicago’s 2014-2015 school year is bright for students attending Sullivan High School, neighboring Kilmer Elementary, their families, and both school faculties. The community is now served by a thriving school-based health center (SBHC) that is providing access...

Chicago Community Partners Come Together to Save Their SBHCs from Closing

December 4, 2014

By Serina Reckling, Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance We at the School-Based Health Alliance routinely preach the importance of strong partnerships between schools and communities to ensure the long-term sustainability of a school-based health center (SBHC) program. On a recent visit to Chicago, I witnessed first-hand just how critical...

Illinois Policy Collaborative Team Participates in Washington, DC Learning Summit

November 25, 2014

By Divya Mohan Little, Director – Child and Adolescent Health Initiative, EverThrive Illinois In early November, 2014, I joined a team of Illinois school-based health care experts, advocates, and funders at an in-person learning summit in Washington, DC. The summit was convened by the School-Based Health Alliance as part...