Posts Tagged ‘Systems Coordination’

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...

Share Your School Health Success Stories!

July 14, 2015

We are excited to partner with the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health (AAP COSH), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), and the American School Health Association (ASHA) on the second year of the School Health Services Success Stories project! The goal of this project is...

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences: How SBHCs Can Turn Trauma Around

June 22, 2015

The 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention started off with an inspiring discussion about how trauma-informed care can change lives—and how school-based health centers (SBHCs) can lead that change. Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) plague children and adolescents throughout the country and can lead to negative, long-term consequences for their academic...

Learning Collaborative RFP and Informational Webinar

May 27, 2015

The School-Based Health Alliance announces an exciting opportunity to participate in a learning collaborative with the release of our National Quality Initiative Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Networks (NQI CoIIN) request for proposals. Teams comprising school-based health centers (SBHCs), sponsors, and community- and state-level organizations are invited to apply. Participating...

Policy Learning Collaborative State Team Spotlight: Connecticut

May 21, 2015

Advancing Legislation to Define SBHCs What services are offered by school-based health centers (SBHCs)? Are these services paid by health insurers? In this era of health systems transformation, are there opportunities for SBHCs to get paid for services that haven’t traditionally been covered by health insurance? What would that...

What is the Fit for SBHCs within the Changing Context of Health Care?

August 12, 2014

Over the next few weeks, we will preview stories from the School-Based Health Alliance’s 2012-13 Annual Report here on the blog. Click here to download the full report. Dr. Neal Halfon was the keynote speaker at the 2013 National School-Based Health Care Convention. He discussed how school-based health centers...