Health, Education, and Successful Education

Health, Education, and Successful Education

May 22, 2019

According to the Stanford Social Innovation Review, schools are emerging as critical places to address childhood health concerns. As part of this discussion, the authors note that the “next few years will present important opportunities for school health advocates to address student health and wellness as states and school districts implement their new plans created under the Every Student Succeeds Act.” ESSA “requires states to include a ‘school quality and student success’ measure for the first time, which can encourage states and school districts to see student health as part of overall school success.”